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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
Lt. Col. Ken Walters, 348th Recruiting Squadron commander, locks the doors to the 348th RCS at Little Rock Air Force Base Wednesday. The 348 RCS, which ended its recruiting mission on Sept. 1, will officially close its doors Dec. 31.

(Top Story Pic) U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Clark
Master Sgt. John W. “Red” Smith, a 314th Operations Group member, checks out the coin Brig. Gen. Rowayne Schatz, 314th Airlift Wing commander, presented to him Monday for being the Combat Airlifter of the Week. Since arriving at Little Rock Air Force Base in July 2006, Sergeant Smith has been instrumental in making sure members of his unit were prepared to deploy – achieving a 100-percent Air Expeditionary Force tasking fill rate. Sergeant Smith also stays involved in other areas by teaching six motorcycle safety courses to 72 riders from beginner to experienced, which increased riders’ safety and awareness.

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U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Christine A. Clark
Tech. Sgt. Chad Parham, Airman 1st Class Sergio Douglas, Tech. Sgt. Maurice Coates and Staff Sgt. Ramoin Ponder, all from the 314th Security Forces Squadron, play out an exercise at the base flightline Nov. 26. Security forces personnel protect the flightline from all intruders and suspicious personnel.

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December 7, 2007

Balance holiday, work stress
We’re rapidly nearing the holiday season.

Career + family + (balance) = Success
Is there a balance in your life between military duties and responsibilities, and that of taking care of your family? read more...

348th Recruiting Squadron to close it doors
The 348th Recruiting Squadron will officially close its doors Dec. 31 under the Air Force Recruiting Service’s restructuring plans. read more...

Grading wing is mission of balanced scorecard
This article follows Air Education and Training Command’s article on balanced scorecard for the command published in The Drop Zone recently. read more...


December 7, 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...


Kindergartener teaches life lesson
SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) — As anyone with children would attest, little ones tend to surprise you and teach you a life lesson when you least expect it. read more...