Friday, June 6, 2014

On the cover

The 19th Maintenance Squadron stood up May 28 at Little Rock Air Force Base. The 19th EMS was then redesignated as the 19th MXS. The 19th Component Maintenance Squadron was inactivated, and its personnel merged with the 19th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; the 19th EMS was then redesignated as the 19th MXS. (
U.S. Air Force photo Illistration by Airman 1st Class Cliffton Dolezal)

Combat Airlifter
of the Week
Senior Airman Leah Chhoeun, a 19th Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, makes a phone call to ensure continuity of care between the mental health flight and the inpatient facilities. Chhoeun, a Jacksonville, Fla., native, created a case management database providing service to more than 250 patients and improving access to care by 100 percent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Harry Brexel)








Paratroopers prepare to board a C-47 assigned to the 50th Troop Carrier Squadron June 5, 1944. (Courtesy photos)

D-Day 70th anniversary

Honor. Valor. Bravery. It’s nearly impossible to reflect on the American armed forces’ heritage without including those words. The events that occurred on D-Day bring to life those words and present images such as men storming the beach and the sky riddled with paratroopers. The latter reminds Airmen that without the efforts made by the allied air forces, D-Day would not have been possible – efforts provided by squadrons here at Little Rock Air Force Base.

19th CMS, 19th EMS merge to form 19th MXS

At Little Rock Air Force Base, the maintainers from component and equipment maintenance may be operating under a new name, but their support to the mobility mission continues without change.

Travel safety during the summer months

The summer travel mis-adventures of the fictional Clark Griswold in “National Lampoons Vacation” have achieved legendary status, but safety on the open road is no laughing matter.

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