U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Aroas
On the cover
Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr., 314th Airlift Wing commander, salutes while members of the Little Rock AFB Honor Guard lower the base flag during a Memorial Day retreat ceremony on May 23 at Little Rock AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo
Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Tech. Sgt. Scott O'Connor, 29th Weapons Squadron, have been selected as this week's Combat Airlifter of the Week. He is a member of a highly select Weapons Instructor Course staff responsible for producing C-130 Weapons Officers. His primary duties are to assist in training Weapons Officers in the coordination and planning of Weapon School syllabus sorties and all phases of operations, provide subject-matter expertise and instruction on loadmaster duties for C-130 WIC students to improve course.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Aroas
Mr. Al Espinda performs the "Hui O Pupule" during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month luncheon on May 20 here.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

May 30, 2008

101 critical days – striving for safety
It’s great to be home Team Little Rock! I just spent the last month at Columbus AFB, Miss. as the President of a Safety Investigation Board for a T-38 that crashed on April 23, killing both pilots on board. read more...

Thank you
It’s been about 20 months since Maria and I arrived in Arkansas, and it’s been an incredible opportunity for us. read more...

Did you lead today?
Did you lead today or did work get in your way? read more...

just in time for summer: outdoor fire safety
The smells of fresh cut grass and hamburgers on the grill signal the beginning of summer. Make this summer safe by following these outdoor fire safety tips. read more...


may 16, 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...