U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Clark

On the cover

Lt. Col. Rich Stephenson, 62nd Airlift Squadron formal training unit instructor pilot, addresses the media after receiving the Bronze Star award Monday.

U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Nathan Allen

Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz, Jr, 19th Airlift Wing commander, presents Mr. Jim Anderson, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service computer technician, with a coin after his selection as the Combat Airlifter of the Week Monday. Mr. Anderson was selected as the Combat Airlifter of the Week for his work during a temporary assignment to the Houston, Tex. area along with 7,500 National Guard members to help victims of Hurricane Ike recover. Additionally, Mr. Anderson was sent to Ellington Field, Tex. to set up a Mobile Field Exchange during Hurricane Ike’s aftermath by setting up communications, register and wave points to facilitate the erection of the MFE. Inset, Mr. Jim Anderson inspects a piece of equipment in bldg. Monday.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

Dec. 19, 2008

Happy Holidays, get some rest!
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Paul Stephenson who was presented with a Bronze Star Medal on Monday.read more..

62nd AS pilot earns bronze star
Lt. Col. Paul Stephenson, 62nd Airlift Squadron formal training unit instructor pilot, received the Bronze Star Medal at a ceremony Monday.read more...

Mentoring: “I can” versus “I think”
One of the definitions of mentoring is giving wise advice or sage counsel. Mentoring can be visual, one example being an aircraft instructor showing a student how to do the task at hand, let him do the task, and then critiquing him on his action. read more...

Groundbreaking for new BX
Little Rock Air Force Base broke ground on a new Base Exchange complex funded by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service Dec. 11. read more...

Our Air Force, a great investment
If you are one who keeps up with the news, you can’t help but notice that our economy is currently in a state a flux. read more...

5-Star Fitness Center Recognition Award
The 19th Services Squadron Fitness and Sports Center earned a Five Star rating for the fourth consecutive year in a row, in recognition of their commitment to excellence, outstanding customer service and superior programs.read more..




december 19, 2008 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


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