U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis
On the cover
Participants of the 2nd Annual Little Rock Air Force Base Breakfast Bike Run ride into Heritage Park for a bike formation picture Wednesday.

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

Inset, Col. Mark Vlahos, 314th Airlift Wing vice commander, presents Senior Master Sgt. Valeria Richardson, 314th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, a coin for being selected as the Combat Airlifter of the week July 8 at Little Rock Air Force Base. Above, Sergeant Richardson, 314th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, works on her computer. Sergeant Richardson was selected for her performance in driving bio-environmental engineering operations, for her leadership of 12 technicians and for her key support for the 314th Airlift Wing’s “excellent” Operational Readiness Inspection while in the medical group.

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Jim Araos
314th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Derrik Adduce, 314th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician journeyman, measures voltage on a transmitter for a localizer at Little Rock Air Force Base July 11.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

July 18, 2008

Job #1: core tasks and getting ‘back to basics’
Every day I turn on my computer, I see the words: “Team Little Rock: Home of Combat Airlift!” On a piece of paper taped to my wall are these words: “Train and deploy the world’s best C-130 and C-21 Combat Airlifters.” read more...

Knowing your people
I want to direct this article to the first-line supervisor. It’s been said that people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. read more...

Tricare: benefit or entitlement?
It’s been three years since I took command of the 314th Medical Group, and in that time I have seen some amazing changes in the medical group and the wing. read more...

314th Medical group welcomes new commander
The 314th Medical Group bid farewell to commander Col. James Carroll and gave a warm reception to incoming commander Col. David Stanczyk July 10. 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...