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Airman 1st Class Carl Hook, 314th Security Forces Squadron, aims to bring home top awards during the 2007 Rodeo competition starting July 22. Airman Hook is one of four competitors who were raised in Arkansas and are looking to make their home state proud.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kevin Allen
Airman 1st Class Matthew Walters, 506th Expeditionary Communications Squadron, (middle) received the 506th Air Expeditionary Group Diamond Sharp Award from Col. Douglas Tucker, 506th AEG commander (at left) and Senior Master Sgt. Keith McIntosh, 506th ECS first sergeant.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Allen
Staff Sgt. Robert Tate performs a functional check on a C-130. He was named the Air Force's Crew Chief of the Year for 2006.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

July 6, 2007

Be proud to be an American Airman
Editor's note: The following was a letter written to the Airmen of the United States Air Force by USAF Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley and Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne. On July 4, 1776, fifty-six men signed a document that established the foundation for a new Nation where "all men are created equal" with "certain unalienable rights." It was a major milestone not just for the revoluntionary colonies but also for mankind. read more...

463rd member wins AFA top award
He went from being a Soldier to working on the U.S.S. Cole as a contractor, but now Staff Sgt. Robert Tate III has a new claim to fame as the Air Force Association’s 2007 Chief Master Sgt. Thomas N. Barnes Crew Chief of the Year. read more...

Hometown heroes to compete in Rodeo
Four Arkansas hometown heroes will compete in the international 2007 Air Mobility Rodeo competition July 22-28 at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. read more...

Airman gets Kirkuk dialed in
KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq – Airman 1st Class Matthew Walters, a telephone systems journeyman with the 506th Expeditionary Communications Squadron here, earned recognition as the 506th Air Expeditionary Group Diamond Sharp Award winner for the week of June 3-9. read more...


July 6, 2007 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


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...


Are we a one-mistake Air Force?
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. – Throughout my almost 28 years in the Air Force, I have often heard the old adage that we are not a one-mistake Air Force. read more...