U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis
On the cover
Kevin Phelan, son of Senior Master Sgt. Darrell Phelan, 463rd Maintenance Operations Squadron, reads a book at the Little Rock Air Force Base Library June 24. The base library’s collection consists of over 20,000 books.

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

Staff Sgt. Jordan Gelinas, 314th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment craftsman, received a commander’s coin for being selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week during a presentation held in Bldg. 256 July 14. Sergeant Gelinas was selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week for his coordination of equipment transferred from Pope Air Force Base, N.C., for leading the preparation of three critical pieces of equipment in support of Air Force One and for his leadership of 17 personnel leading to zero ground aborts due to equipment availability. Sergeant Gelinas inspects a fitting on a piece of aerospace ground equipment.

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Steele Britton
Chiefs’ group sharp troop award
Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Inskeep, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Superintendant, presents the Chiefs’ Group Sharp Troop Award to Airman 1st Class Jenny Murman, 314th Medical Group, along with Chief Master Sgt. Bionca Lindsey, 314th Medical Group Superintendant, for her dedication and effort to the Medical Group. Airman Murman filled the boots of a staff sergeant position and has made her section run smoother by her hard work, recognized at the Chiefs’ Group Breakfast July 1.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

July 25, 2008

Back to basics…expanding on the ‘wingman’ concept
In his editorial last week, our command chief touched on knowing your people. I would like to expand on this topic and give you my thoughts. read more...

Let integrity guide you
Our core values are the bedrock establishing who we are as an institution. Integrity is one of those things that cannot be negotiated nor compromised. read more...

‘My pledge to you...’
Boy, do I love the red, white and blue! July is a month where we, as Americans, get to honor our Nation’s colors at Fourth of July celebrations all over the country, but it was at a Mathies NCO Academy graduation at Keesler Air Force base, Miss., where I was reminded of my responsibility to our flag. read more...

LRAFB JAG to serve as military judge
The former Little Rock Air Force judge advocate general, Lt. Col. David Castro, has moved on to serve as a military judge at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 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...