U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ethan Morgan
On the cover
Firefighters prepare to roll one of the mock injured players in the ROCKEX plane crash exercise Aug. 19.

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

Senior Airman Karen Cruz, 314th Operational Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, inspects the torque of the MBU-12/P mask worn by flight crews. Airman Cruz was selected as the 2007 Headquarters Air Education and Training Command Aircrew Flight Equipment Airman of the Year for her support of over 900 combat sorties and maintenance of $1 million in equipment for three separate airframes. Airman Cruz is actively pursuing a Community College of the Air Force associate’s degree and maintains a 3.50 grade point average. She was awarded Senior Airman Below-the-Zone in January, and shortly after deployed to Southwest Asia in support of operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Joint Task Force Horn of Africa.


Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

August 22, 2008

rockEX – expertly done
Greetings, all! Tonight, Brig. Gen. Schatz, 314th Airlift Wing commander, returns from his temporary duty to CAPSTONE. First, let me say that it has been an honor and a pleasure to serve as your wing commander for the past seven weeks. read more...

focus on the positive around us
In the profession of arms, we are called to build up what is broken down. We are charged with continually improving our skills to deploy the most lethal and prepared force the world has ever seen. read more...

how two mice taught me to adapt to change
A few years ago, a small book titled “Who Moved My Cheese?” made its way through the business community. It’s a rather simple book…easy to read, fairly short and even humorous at times. read more...

C-130 twins retire after 20 years
Twin brothers Lt. Col. Thomas Anderson, former 714th Training Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Timothy Anderson, 50th Airlift Squadron commander, retired together Aug. 15, with their older brother, Col. David Anderson, chief of the A-1 Strategic Plans Division, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Plans and Integration Directorate at Washington, D.C., as the presiding officer of the ceremony. read more...


AUGUST 22 , 2008 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


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