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Photo by Airman Vanessa Dale
Col. Rowayne Schatz Jr., took command of the 314th Airlift Wing during a ceremony here Wednesday. Col. Schatz comes to Little Rock Air Force Base after most recently serving as the U.S. Air Force Transportation Command deputy director of operations and plans at Scott AFB, Ill.

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Jeff Melton, Brig. Gen. Kip Self, 314th Airlift Wing former commander, Aysegul King and Col. Scott Lockard, 314th Mission Support Group commander, unveil the new Hangar 1080 Services sign May 16. Hangar 1080 takes the place of JR Rockers. The Props golf Pro shop and the WiFi Zone are located inside. Summer hours of operation are Sunday through Thursday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 7 a.m. to midnight.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Christine A Clark
Little Rock Air Force Base C-130ís fly in formation during an exercise May 11, 2007. Fourteen C-130ís participated as part of the Air Force Weapons School syllabus for C-130 and C-17 Weapons Instructor Courses.





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May 18, 2007

Little Rock Airman killed in Iraq
Staff Sgt. John Self, a security forces specialist from the 314th Squadron Forces Squadron, was killed Monday by a roadside bomb near Baghdad, Iraq. read more...

WIC students put planning to the test
Colonel Jeffrey A. Hoffer firmly grasped the 463rd Airlift Group guidon from 18th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. James Hawkins and took command of the unit at the groupís change of command ceremony April 19. read more...

463rd Operations Support Squadron on top of game
More than 80 Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base participated in the April Joint Forcible Entry Exercise at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. read more...

Nonjudicial Punishment for March
During the month of March, the following members of Little Rock Air Force Base received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice. read more...

Briefs

May 18, 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

Aerial porters and logistics readiness Airmen team up to save lives in Iraq
BALAD AIR BASE and CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq ó As the chaplain to the 732nd Air Expeditionary Group, itís my job to visit to the Air Force ďIn Lieu Of ď (ILO) Airmen serving in Army positions around Iraq. read more...