U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nathan Allen
On the cover
“Fat Albert” of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels team prepares to land at the 2008 Airpower Arkansas Air Show Oct. 18.The Air Show was held Oct. 18-19 and showcased approximately 16 acts displaying both military and civilian aerial skills.

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

Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr., 19th Airlift Wing commander, presents Airman 1st Class Andrew Mummert, a 19th Security Forces Squadron response force member, a commander’s coin for being selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week. Airman Mummert spends his off-duty time as a volunteer fireman for the Fountaindale Fire Department as well as supporting the wing’s Airman Against Drunk Driving program by providing 15 saves to date. Additionally, Airman Mummert secured more than $3 billion worth of U.S. war fighting resources while deployed.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

Oct. 24, 2008

Civic leaders from 7 states see base, learn about Air National Guard
Fifty-five civic leaders from seven states climbed on aircraft, viewed C-130 simulators, fired rifles in a firearm training simulator and received briefings here Oct. 23 as part of the Air National Guard’s Business and Industry Days. read more...

No one comes close...keep it that way
Once again, I cannot take credit for the theme of my editorial. Much like my previous article, the inspiration for this one comes from a chief master sergeant; as do so many great ideas throughout the Air Force. read more...

Can you make lemonade?
I’ve often heard the statement that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. Many of us are faced with difficult situations whether it’s maintaining our aging air fleet, balancing our household budgets or handling health related concerns. read more...

Great work Team Little Rock
Congratulations to everyone involved in last weekend’s air show. It was a tremendous success! read more...



October 24, 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...