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Staff Sgt. John T. Vaughn (from left), Staff Sgt. Levi Lunde and Staff Sgt. Chris Spinelli hold the C-130 Best Maintenance Team Trophy. Little Rock Air Force Base welcomes back the 314th Airlift Wing and the 463rd Airlift Group from the 2007 Air Mobility Rodeo held at the McChord Air Force Base, Wash.

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U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq — Senior Airmen Brandy Anderson and Mathew Hooke, and Airman 1st Class Eric Woodward, 332nd Expeditionary Operational Support Squadron, Air Traffic Controllers communicate with aircraft to ensure safe landings and takeoffs from the Balad tower Mar. 10, 2007.

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U.S. Air Force courtesy photo
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq — An American flag is flown inside a 777th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130 here. Flags are flown on a mission by request. After the mission is completed, the flag is presented with a certificate signed by the aircrew. The flags are requested by Airmen, soldiers and civilians to be presented to their friends or relatives.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

August 3, 2007

Uniquely USAF: Global Battlespace
Battlespace can be defined as the environment, factors and conditions that must be understood to successfully apply combat power, protect the force, or complete the mission. In layman’s terms it is your area of influence and your operating environment. read more...

Little Rock welcomes back Rodeo Team
Base and community leaders welcomed home Little Rock Air Force Base’s Air Mobility Rodeo 2007 team Saturday with a rousing celebration in Hangar 276. read more...

Battling complacency: Into Iraq...next stop Balad
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Sitting in his office, his desk and walls adorned with mementos of a career spanning more then three decades, Lt. Gen. Dennis R. Larsen sums up his time as an Airman with a simple description, “It’s been great!” read more...

New active-duty competition to debut at Air Force Marathon
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFPN) — Which Air Force major command comprises the fastest, fittest flock of fine physiques? read more...


August 3, 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...


It's high time we deflate EPR ratings
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFPN) — The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base chief master sergeants assembled in July to discuss the new Enlisted Performance Report form and all the peripheral issues attached to it. read more...