Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

On the cover

A team of Airmen from the 61st Airlift Squadron answer questions during Military Saves Week on Feb. 25 at Little Rock Air Force Base. The final round of the competition is Feb. 28 and the winners will be recognized and awarded trophies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Clark

Combat Airlifter
of the Week
Belinda Brown, an Army and Air Force Exchange Services Popeye’s food-service foreman, takes an order at the drive-thru at Little Rock Air Force Base. Brown’s work helped Popeye’s finish as the No. 1 store with the fastest drive-thru speed throughout AAFES for 2013. . (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Scott Poe)



The Military Saves campaign is the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign to encourage all service members, their families and civilian employees to “Take the Military Saves Pledge.” The DOD dedicated Feb. 24 through March 1 as Military Saves Week. The goals for this year’s campaign are to provide financial education to every squadron and to contact 100 percent of Team Little Rock personnel with 80 percent taking the pledge. In addition, the squadrons competed in the 2014 TLR Financial Literacy Single Elimination Tournament. (U.S. Air Force photo b ySenior Airman Kaylee Clark)

Proper procedures for taking prescriptions
The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base fills an average of 300 prescriptions a day, often reaching more than 700 after one weekend.

Having a strong Spirit: Little Rock Nine daughter follows mom’s legacy
Minnijean Brown-Trickey, an Arkansas resident, is mostly recognized for her teenage years as one of the well-known Little Rock Nine. In her adult life, Brown-Trickey is still an activist for minority rights, and her daughter, Spirit Trickey, carries the baton for the next generation.

Looking back at 50 years of service
Being the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at Little Rock Air Force Base for the last eight-and-a-half years has been the most satisfying of all my jobs. Today at 3 p.m., I will complete a working career spanning 50 years with my retirement ceremony and party at Hangar 1080.

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