U.S. Air Force photo
by Joe Oliva
On the cover
Happy Fourth of July, Combat Airlifters!!

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

Col. Mark Vlahos, 314th Airlift Wing vice commander, presents a coin to Airman 1st Class Eric Pittenger, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, vehicle mechanic journeyman, for being the Combat Airlifter of the Week June 23. Airman Pittenger was selected for living the wingman concept, being an avid supporter of AADD and provided home support to deployed Airmen. Above, He is troubleshooting electrical malfunctions on a Landoll de-icer June 23.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
Col. Michael Thornton, 43rd Operations Group commander, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., shares some of his fond memories at his final flight delivering the last C-130E to Little Rock Air Force Base last Friday.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

July 3, 2008

Celebrate our country's heritage
Today is the 232nd anniversary of American independence. We thank you and the many brave men and women who came before us that have made our freedoms possible yesterday, today and tomorrow. read more...

freedom is not free
As we reflect on the birth of our nation, it is important that we take pause to understand that our way of life has been established and maintained at a heavy cost. read more...

actions speak louder than words
How many times have we heard the adage “actions speak louder than words?” What does that mean to you? Basically, it all comes down to what we truly believe. read more...

lrafb hosts town hall
The status of the housing privatization project and housing maintenance issues were among the topics of discussion between base leaders and housing residents during a town hall meeting held at the Little Rock AFB Conference Center Monday. 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...