(On the Cover)
Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Hartlein, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment Flight craftsman, calibrates a dial caliper used to make length or width measurements on a multitude of different parts.

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U.S. Air Force photo
Twenty-four 55-gallon drums, or 9,000 pounds of fuel, are released from a C-130 Hercules over southern Afghanistan March 13 to provide emergency resupply for coalition ground forces. The airdrop by the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Bagram Air Base helped to sustain the combat operations of the 1st Battalion of the 508th Parachute Infantry Division against Taliban extremists.

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Little Rock Air Force Base


March 23, 2007

Unique missions support deployed ops
The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing directly supports the Global War on Terrorism on many different levels. read more...

Emergency airdrop sustains combat ops in Afghanistan
When coalition ground forces fighting Taliban extremists in southern Afghanistan needed fuel in a hurry March 12, coalition air power answered the call, filling the 9,000-pound full airdrop order in less than eight hours. read more...

What's on the Chief's Scope
WASHINGTON (AFNEWS) Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley launched a new Web feature March 14 to tell Airmen what is of special interest to him. read more...

Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer now available
Cervical cancer is a deadly disease, killing 4,500 women in the United States each year. read more...

Briefs

March 23, 2007 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...

Movies

LRAFB shows movies through AAFES. For more information on this service please call 987-6461. Adults are $3.50, 12 and under are $1.75. To see what movies are playing this week click on this link...

Commentary

Knowledge - Enabled Airmen
Airmen provide America with air, space and cyberspace dominance the first and essential enduring requirement of a successful military operation. read more...