U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nathan Allen
On the cover
Floodwaters cover the flightline here Wednesday after remnants of Hurricane Gustav passed through the area. The base’s weather section recorded over 10 inches of precipitation and winds exceeding 35 mph within a 48-hour period.

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

Staff Sgt. Lawrence Lipinski, 314th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal operations and training NCO in charge, was presented a commander’s coin for being selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week during a ceremony held Aug. 25. Sergeant Lipinski was nominated for his efforts in leading an off-base emergency response to a chemical hazard safeguarding approximately 55,000 people amongst other accomplishments. Left, Sergeant Lipinski performs an operational checkup of the F-6A robot to ensure that it is functioning properly Aug. 25.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

Sept. 5, 2008

adapt and overcome
Three years ago, Hurricane Katrina, the third strongest hurricane to make landfall in the United States, battered the gulf coast mercilessly until 1,800 casualties and $81 billion of damage were left in its wake. read more...

team little rock stands ready to assist
Over the past Labor Day holiday weekend, many people took time to enjoy the food, family and festivities. Yet, for many here at Team Little Rock this was a time to step up and assist our nation during a challenging period. read more...

'it's your base ... let's make it great'
I bet you are all thinking that it is a pretty arrogant thing for the civil engineer commander to say … “It’s my base,” but it’s your base too, and we all sometimes forget that. I wish everyone drove to work and thought “it’s my base” and thought of ways to make it better. read more...

weathering gustav
Personnel from Little Rock Air Force Base played a key role in the evacuation of Hurricane Gustav victims and ensuring the safety of personnel here at home. We were the main air mobility hub for all Air Force support to civil authorities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. read more...


AUGUST 22 , 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...