U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Willis

On the cover

Col. Gregory S. Otey, 19th Airlift Wing commander, speaks after assuming command during a ceremony held in Hangar 276 Wednesday. Prior to serving at Little Rock AFB, Colonel Otey was the vice commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center in Fort Dix, N.J.

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

Combat Airlifter
of the Week

Col. James Johnson, 19th Airlift Wing vice commander, presents Tech Sgt. Carey Billig, non-commissioned officer in charge, Personnel Readiness Function, with a coin for her selection as the Combat Airlifter of the Week. Sergeant Billig's accomplishments include creating a readiness community of practice for 50 unit deployment managers and 25 commanders to have unlimited access to taskings and current deployment guidance.

Top Stories

Little Rock Air Force Base

Jan. 30 , 2009

A Homecoming
isa and I are thrilled to be back at The Rock! This assignment is very much a homecoming and one my entire family welcomes. REad more...

Vector check
Monday, I found myself going through my weekly ritual of trying to determine what this week’s article would be about, and as usual I conferred with Mrs. Pat Sheppard. 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...

Making a difference by getting involved
As families move from one base to another, the decision on where to live is influenced by the quality of local schools. read more...

Our airlift heritage
William H. Tunner is not a name many people outside the airlift world would know. read more...

Team Little Rock Airman trains Iraqi firefighters
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Iraqi firefighters are more than half-way through the firefighter apprentice course being taught for the first time in Baghdad’s International Zone. read more...




January 30 , 2009 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...