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

On the cover

Airman 1st Class Antonio Vallecillo, 19th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, Airman Vallecillo attaches a pair of night vision goggles onto a flight crew helmet. Wednesday.

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

Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Brig. Gen. Rowayne A. Schatz Jr., 19th Airlift Wing commander, presents Senior Airman Edward Fox, 19th Maintenance Operations Squadron plans and programming, with a Combat Airlifter of the Week coin Tuesday. Airman Fox is one of eight aircraft maintenance schedulers responsible for managing 52 C-130 aircraft worth $1.6 billion. Additionally, he guided the completion of more than 2,000 maintenance inspections and drove a 98 percent maintenance schedule effective rate, ensuring that aircraft are ready to support operations requirements.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

Jan. 23 , 2009

Thank you for the great memories
Tonight we will gather to recognize our outstanding Team Little Rock Combat Airlifters during the Annual Awards Banquet. REad more...

The Air Force, is it in you?
I can walk around and clearly determine who is in the Air Force by looking at their uniform. read more...

So that others might sleep safely
The people I work with got me the other day. They scheduled my boss to come in and present my medal from my last duty station. Read more...

Words to live by
Gen. Stephen Lorenz, Air Education and Training Command commander, visited the 314th Airlift Wing back in late September 2008. read more...

General Lew Allen MXS award goes to base officer
A Little Rock maintenance officer has been named the winner of the General Lew Allen Jr. Trophy for Air Mobility Command. read more...

Hero of Hudson River crash landing got start in Air Force
The pilot who crash-landed a crippled airliner in New York's Hudson River Jan. 15, saving 155 lives on board, is an Air Force Academy graduate who received his pilot training in the Air Force. read more...




January 23 , 2009 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


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