U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nathan Allen
On the cover
Pfc. Brandon Shirley, a Marine loadmaster trainee, rigs the extraction chute for a forward load on a fuselage trainer Tuesday.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Clark
Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr., 314th Airlift Wing commander, presents Sergeant Wiencek with the commander’s coin for his selection as the Combat Airlifter of the Week. Sergeant Wiencek taught 1,500 hours of instruction leading to the graduation of 114 crew chiefs in a 12-month period. Sergeant Wiencek also played a key role in the Air Education and Training Command Inspector General inspection, leading to an overall “Excellent” rating with zero discrepancies in the ancilliary training program.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

Sept. 12, 2008

celebrating our patriots
Thursday we celebrated Patriot’s Day in memory of the nearly 3,000 Americans whose lives were lost in the terror attacks the morning of Sept 11. read more...

embracing change
I’ve heard it said that it is difficult to live with change, yet impossible to live without it. Change comes in many forms for those of us at Team Little Rock. read more...

growing leadership at every level
It is impractical in an organization like the Air Force to have all leadership issues addressed by those at the top of the organizational chart, therefore we must develop leaders at every level to sustain our ongoing mission. read more...

training the joint team
The Team Little Rock mission of training and equipping world class C-130 combat airlifters extends far beyond the Air Force. 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...