Friday, March 21, 2014

On the cover

Team Little Rock members carry the American flag, Arkansas flag, Remember the Fallen flag, Prisoner of War and Missing in Action flag, and a smaller American flag March 14 as they run throughout central Arkansas during the third annual Arkansas Run for the Fallen. Attached to the smaller American flag was the biography of the fallen hero, to include name, rank, location and information about how the person who was killed in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cliffton Dolezal)

Combat Airlifter
of the Week
Lindsay Burks, a 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron health and fitness specialist, teaches a Vital 90 class March 19, at Little Rock Air Force Base’s fitness center. Burks, a Conway native, instructs six Vital 90 classes per week helping Airmen improve their fitness levels. During Wingman Day, Burks led two healthy-living classes and assisted with six fitness sessions aimed at developing the physical domain for 500 Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cliffton Dolezal)



Senior Airman Brett Grove, a member of the 53rd Airlift Squadron, reunites with his family March 14 at Little Rock Air Force Base. More than 40 Team Little Rock Airmen returned home from a deployment supporting operations in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Clark)

Running for the Fallen
With the traditional firing of the Ozark High cannon the third annual Arkansas Run for the Fallen was underway March 14. Family and friends gathered on the sides of streets with signs and American flags to support the runners and pay their respects to fallen Arkansans as they passed through small towns in central Arkansas.

Q&A: Chief Master Sgt. Margarita Overton
Q: How long have you been in the Air Force? A: 27 years. My retirement order will say 27 years, five months and 24 days. (she laughs)

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