U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Allen
On the cover
The 314th Medical Group competes in the tug-of-war while participating in Sports Day April 25. Sports Day is a morale event designed to reward members of Team Little Rock for their hard work during the recent Operational Readiness Inspection.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Above, Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, 314th Airlift Wing commander, presents Staff Sgt. Danny Rogers, 314th Mission Operations Squadron quality assurance inspector, a coin for being the Combat Airlifter of the Week on April 21. Sergeant Rogers completed 21 Quality Assurance Inspections from Aircraft Generation Equipment, Personnel Evaluations, and Support exceeding the inspection requirement by 31 percent. Left, Sergeant Rogers, inspects items from his unit's consolidated tool kit.

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
Base receives new C-130J
Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr., speaks at a delivery ceremony commemorating Little Rock AFB's newest C-130J April 24. General Schatz flew in the new C-130J, which is the 463rd Airlift Group's ninth C-130J and the 100th C-130J off the manufacturer's production line.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

May 2 , 2008

Wingman day – remember to care
Today, our Air Force faces tough challenges. We just came through a demanding Operational Readiness Inspection, and amidst everything we continue to fight a long war against terrorism. read more...

An honorable guard
I watched another group of individuals make a significant step in their military progression two weeks ago as we graduated eight more Honor Guard members to serve Team Little Rock. read more...

how does contracting work
It’s the end of June, and the boss comes to you with a hot requirement to purchase a new audio visual system for your unit’s conference room. read more...

96th celebrates 33rd year
Tracing its origins back to 1975, the 96th Aerial Port Squadron has been operating on Little Rock Air Force Base for nearly 28 years, but you may have never known it. read more...


march 7, 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...