U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Steele Britton
On the cover
Tommy Swaim, City of Jacksonville mayor, congratulates Master Sgt. Le Vander McGinnis, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, after receiving the Bronze Star, July 3. See page 11 for more.

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

Inset, Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr., 314th Airlift Wing commander, presents William Curry, 314th Services Squadron Combat Support Flight chief, a coin for being the Combat Airlifter of the Week here June 6. Curry was selected as Combat Airlifter for his leadership of 250 military and civilians, managing and equipping the Honor Guard and for his performance as a planner of the Sports Day event in April.

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Airman 1st Class Rachel Boyer, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator apprentice, dries a staff car on Wednesday. The 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle and Equipment Management Flight maintains a vehicle fleet of 635 vehicles and equipment totaling $37 million across Little Rock Air Force Base. This flight provides reliable, safe and serviceable transportation and maintenance of vehicles while offering the best vehicle support possible to the 314th Airlift Wing, 463rd Airlift Group and the Department of Defense. (Courtesy of the 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron)

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Little Rock Air Force Base

July 11, 2008

'i'll be back
I hope everyone had a great Independence Day weekend! Thank you for your attention to safety while handling fireworks; there were no firework-related injuries over the holiday weekend. read more...

service before self
In a world that places greater emphasis on individual achievement, our Air Force collective mind-set is not one that typically brings awards and accolades, yet our service has a greater lasting impact. read more...

memories are us
Every Saturday, for two months, my three-year-old son Henry asked, “Are we going to look for eggs today, Daddy?” That followed the Easter Egg Hunt. Now he’s switched to asking, “Are we going to go fishing?” You guessed it; that followed the Trout Fishing Derby. read more...

lrs member receives bronze star
A member of the 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron was recognized for his efforts during a recent deployment. 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...