U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Steele Britton
On the cover
Senior Airman Tammy Blair (left) and Senior Airman Morgan Colleran, 314th Medical Group bioenviromental engineering technicians, test the water at one of 10 approved sites on base.

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

Nancy Jackson, 314th Maintenance Group secretary, schedules an appointment for Col. Donald Wilhite, 314th Maintenance Squadron commander.


Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

August 8, 2008

Upcoming ROCKEX will be important for the base
Greetings, all! In just a little over a week, we’ll have our first major base-level exercise or ROCKEX since the Air Education Training Command and Air Mobility Command Operational Readiness Inspections in April. We have several new key leaders on base, and this exercise will give us the opportunity to learn our new jobs and function as a team in a crisis situation. Additionally, we will use this week to validate our responses and help clear some of the Inspector General findings from the ORIs.read more...

Think before you drink: have a plan, follow it
I want to use this week’s article to address responsible drinking. Unfortunately, we have had several incidents where this concept has been compromised. Our wing has endured several driving under the influence occurrences over the past few weeks. There have also been instances where people have shown up for work with the lingering effects of alcohol use. read more...

‘H2 uh-oh’: Water in short supply for couple of hours
Base members woke up the morning of July 31 to low water pressure, and shortly thereafter, a precautionary boil order was issued, because the primary and backup pumps which push water to the base’s water tower malfunctioned. read more...

New GI Bill for combat airlifters
After reading up on the Post 9/11 GI Bill, my humble opinion is that this is the biggest and best benefit our, government has provided to its service-members in 30 years. In 1977, the government enacted the Post Vietnam Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program or VEAP which was available to service members if they elected to make contributions from their military pay; the government made contributions on a $2 for $1 basis. read more...


AUGUST 08 , 2008 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


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