U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Steele Britton
On the cover
Chief Master Sgt. Terry Ford, 314th Security Forces Squadron Manager, hands drivers exiting base reminders not to drink and drive, to wear their seatbelts, and to use hands-free cell phone devices while operating their vehicle, Feb. 15. Base leadership stopped all vehicles exiting base to give them a friendly reminder to make smart decisions while driving..

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
Brig. Gen. Wayne Schatz, the 314th Airlift Wing commander, presents Tech. Sgt. Timothy Bryan, a Detachment 3 Air Mobility Command Air Operations Squadron simulator certification flight engineer, a coin Feb. 11 for being selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week. Sergeant Bryan was selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week for his duties as a flight engineer expert for the C-130 Aircrew Training System, his work as a unit Combined Federal Campaign representative, and for being selected as the Det. 3 NCO of the year for 2007.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Aroas
Vets get Valentine visit
Airman 1st Class Shawn Dickerson, a 314th Comptroller Squadron member, talks with former Army Corporal Otis Walker during the Valentines for Vets event held Feb. 14 at the Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center. The purpose of Valentines for Vets is to recognize the men and women in VA facilities around the country who are facing daily personal battles of illness, pain and loneliness.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

February 29, 2008

Last chance to scrimmage, then Championship!
Here it is – ROCKEX, the last chance to get down with a good scrimmage just one more time and practice what we do best before Air Mobility Command and Air Education and Training Command come to inspect our level of mission readiness and response in April. read more...

Staff Sgt. Slaydon: Keeping the faith
Staff Sgt. Christopher Slaydon knows what it is to keep the faith. He answered the call of his nation as an explosive ordinance disposal technician and nearly gave his life in the process. read more...

Transcendent teamwork
Three events conspired this past week to divert me off my list of “Dazzles:” Last Friday, I had lunch with two original Tuskegee Airmen; Saturday, I took my kids to the Central High Museum; Monday, I hosted a missionary from South Africa in my home—he’s a survivor of Apartheid. read more...

AFAF campaign kicks off today
“Commitment to Caring” is the permanent theme for the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign. read more...

AADD combates DUIs, gives free rides
The Airman Against Drunk Driving Program is a program used at many bases to combat DUIs and give servicemembers a safe ride home when their plans fall through. read more...


January 15, 2008 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 $4, 12 and under are $2. 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...