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Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Dec. 13
On this look around the Air Force, Airmen will soon have the option to use the new Blended Retirement System and Reserve Airmen at Little Rock Air Force Base, receive a new C-130J Hercules. Hosted by Airman Marqus Williams.
0 12/13
2017
A father and son pose for a photo in front of a C-130 on a flightline. Schoolhouse unites father, son for C-130 mission
Mentors come in many forms, whether they’re coworkers, supervisors or even friends, they provide personal and professional advice that can impact someone for the rest of their lives. Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, often receives guidance through one of his mentors, his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander.
0 11/30
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander discusses the importance of civic leaders in the community to commanders during AMC's fall Phoenix Rally Sept. 27 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness
Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered at Scott Air Force Base for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 – 28, 2017.
0 10/04
2017
Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes
The hurricanes that battered dozens of islands in the Caribbean and the southeast U.S. in the last month left millions without power, food, safe drinking water and with no way to contact the outside world. The situation is devastating for everyone in the area, but for people undergoing dialysis, it is especially dangerous. Air Force medical assets provided aeromedical evacuation to more than 100 patients at dialysis clinics damaged or left without power from the storms.
0 10/02
2017
Pacific Air Force, Sri Lanka host Pacific Airlift Rally Mobility Airmen enhance partnerships during Pacific Airlift Rally
The destructive power of Mother Nature has made headlines around the world, and every country is fighting its own war when it comes to natural disasters and humanitarian relief. To prepare for such events in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Air Force and Sri Lanka Air Force co-hosted the Pacific Airlift Rally 2017, in Sri Lanka Sept. 11-15, 2017.
0 9/19
2017
Staff Sgt. Kyle Chambasian, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, unloads medical equipment from a C-130J assigned to the 41st Airlift Squadron, Sept. 9, 2017, at Orlando International Airport, Fla. The 41st AS delivered medical personnel from state Disaster Medical Assistance Teams and U.S. Public Health Rapid Deployment Force personnel to Florida to prepare for Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Response teams brought triage kits, pharmaceuticals and basic medical supplies for relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) Air Force delivers medical professionals to Florida for Hurricane Irma response
The 41st Airlift Squadron transported more than 100 medical personnel to Orlando, Florida, Sept. 9, 2017, to prepare for Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
0 9/10
2017
A U-28A assigned to Hurlburt Field, Fla., taxis to a parking spot after landing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Sept. 8, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Aircraft and personnel were evacuated from various military installations as a precaution to protect them from Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Little Rock AFB accepts military aircraft in response to Hurricane Irma
Little Rock Air Force Base received various aircraft and their crews assigned to multiple military installations along the East Coast in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Sept. 9, 2017.
0 9/10
2017
A loadmaster with the 6th Airlift Squadron directs 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron personnel toward a C-17 Globemaster III, which will transport cargo and 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron personnel to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. to provide medical relief after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic floods in the states of Texas and Louisiana, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Aug. 30, 2017.  The 375th LRS loaded 6.5 tons of medical supplies onto a C-17 Globemaster III for the nine-person medical team. The 375th AES crew, prepared to provide relief for 30 days, will be staged at Little Rock Air Force Base, where they will pick up high-priority patients from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and transport them to one of seven hospital locations across the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez) Aeromedical team at Scott AFB joins response to Hurricane Harvey
Scott Air Force Base joined humanitarian relief efforts by mobilizing the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Aug. 30, 2017, in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which has caused historical and life-threatening flooding in the states of Texas and Louisiana.
0 9/03
2017
Capt. Adam Kouroupas, 16th Airlift Squadron pilot, reviews a preflight checklist during a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission at Pope Army Air Field, N.C., Aug. 30, 2017. Kouroupas, who lived in Galveston, Texas for four years, helped his home state by flying supplies from Pope. “We are all Texans today,” said Kouroupas of the effort given by service members during the flight. JB Charleston delivers medical supplies for hurricane response efforts
Airmen from Joint Base Charleston departed aboard a C-17 Globemaster III in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts aiming to deliver 15,779 pounds of medical supplies and more than 20 emergency responders to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Aug. 30, 2017.
0 9/01
2017
Three Airmen huddle together in an aircraft. Little Rock AFB stages aeromedical evac support for Hurricane Harvey
Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Group from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, offloaded a C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, carrying supplies from Pope Field, North Carolina, Aug. 31, 2017.
0 9/01
2017
1st Lt. Will Jones, 700th Airlift Squadron pilot, left, and Lt. Col. John Jones, 94th Operations Group deputy commander, pose for a photo on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base flightline May 25, 2017. The father and son aviators began working together at Dobbins earlier this year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Son continues family military legacy, works alongside father at Dobbins
A new pilot here has a particularly special memory from Father’s Day last year. While he was attending C-130 pilot training at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, his father came to visit. His father is no stranger to Little Rock AFB, he also attended training there as a young aviator and was later stationed there when his son was born. Some might call it a family reunion of sorts.
0 6/19
2017
Mrs. Brittany Boccher is flanked by husband Master Sgt. (Special Agent) Adam Boccher of Air Force Office of Special investigations Detachment 327, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, after she received the 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year Award May 12, at the U.S, Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Suzanne Trevino/Gordon C. James Public Relations)  AFOSI spouse earns Military Spouse of the Year
Brittany Boccher, the spouse of Master Sgt. Adam Boccher, an Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent, from Detachment 327 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, had a memorable year in 2016. Boccher was selected as the 2016 Little Rock AFB Military Spouse of the Year and the AFOSI Deborah Law Spouse of the Year. That was only the beginning.
0 5/15
2017
Hercules Dining Facility staff won the 2017 U.S. Air Force Hennessy award against five Major Command-nominated bases March 24, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The John L. Hennessy trophy is an annual award presented to the best food service program in the U.S. Air Force across the globe. The Hennessy award is based on the entire scope of an installation's food service program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) Little Rock, Peterson AFBs claim Hennessy awards
Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and Peterson AFB, Colorado, are the 2017 John L. Hennessy Award winners for best U.S. Air Force food service operation.
0 4/13
2017
A C-130J taxis on the flightline as part of an 11-ship C-130J formation Oct. 24, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Little Rock AFB is home to the largest C-130 fleet in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols) Mobility Airmen support Peru relief mission
At the request of the government of Peru, two U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, flew to Lima, Peru, April 4, 2017, to support ongoing U.S. disaster assistance to communities devastated by floods resulting from torrential rainfall in the country’s northern region.The aircraft will support the transport
0 4/05
2017
Airmen from a Wing Inspection Team watch as Tech. Sgt. Chase Williams, 23d Maintenance Group Quality Assurance inspector, verifies the tasking order of Staff Sgt. Joseph Flanders, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, during an inspection, March 23, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Two WITs visited Moody in order to assess the 23d Maintenance Group’s QA section. During their visit, the WIT inspected nearly 30 different QA programs, with an added focus on corrosion control. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Sprunk) Wing inspection teams inspect QA programs
Two wing inspection teams from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, visited to assess the 23rd Maintenance Group’s quality assurance program March 20 to 24.
0 3/30
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Katie Cogbill, 19th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, works at the Women’s Health Clinic on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Cogbill received the 19th Airlift Wing Airman of the Year Jan. 27, 2017. (U.S. photo illustration by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) Behind mother’s love: Enlisting for child’s chance
Hundreds of Airmen erupt into cheers and applause in a hangar after a name is announced. Among the crowd, a young Airman screams in disbelief. With tears of joy streaming down her face, she makes her way onto the stage to shake the commander’s hand.
0 3/22
2017
Scott Air Force Base hosted its first ever air drop with members of the 375th Operations Support Squadron's Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) unit and members of  the 19th OSS from Little Rock AFB as well as members of the Air National Guard participating in a jump over the drop zone on March 2, 2017 at Scott AFB, Illinois. Scott hosted this jump to streamline its capabilities and jump program while offering jumpers an opportunity to get required jumps accomplished as they face weather challenges elsewhere. The 375th OSS created the drop zone to increase the readiness of units in and around Scott AFB and for use by flying or ground units with an interest and the requirements. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Tristin English) Scott hosts first jump on new drop zone
Scott Air Force Base hosted its first airdrop on a new drop zone here March 1, 2017. Eight Airmen from Scott Air Force Base and Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, jumped from an Air National Guard C-130H Hercules assigned to the 180th Airlift Squadron in St. Joseph, Missouri. This jump provided currency and proficiency for Air Force parachute riggers, jumpers, aircrew, air traffic controllers and a multitude of ancillary personnel.
0 3/09
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Kyle Gauthier, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot and flight commander, conducts a preflight checklist for a training sortie flight Feb. 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. During the flight, aircrews tested the operability of recent hardware and software upgrades. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades
Airmen conducted a training flight using the first C-130J Super Hercules with a Block 8.1 upgrade at Little Rock Air Force Base Feb. 3, 2017. The Block 8.1 upgrade enhances GPS capabilities, communications systems, updated friend-or-foe identification and allows the C-130J to comply with worldwide air traffic management regulations.
0 2/07
2017
Airmen assigned to the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron High Altitude Airdrop Mission Support Center (HAAMSOC), Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., jump out of a C-130J Hercules for a high-altitude mission, Nov. 16, 2016. The HAAMS Airmen are specially trained to provide in-flight physiological support to aircrews, special operations forces, high altitude parachutists, and other DoD agencies that perform unpressurized airdrop operations at 20,000 feet mean sea level and above. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston) The aircraft canaries: HAAMS technicians breathe life into missions
Twenty thousand feet above the drop zone, a multinational group of special forces prepares for a tactical insertion behind “enemy lines.” The seasoned jumpmaster positions himself on the open ramp of the C-130 Hercules, peeking his head out to confirm that the airspace below is clear to the drop zone. However, just as he goes to turn the operators loose for their descent, all hell breaks loose.
0 1/13
2017
Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Leroi Smith became a Tuskegee Airman at the age of 16 in 1943. Smith said getting to know the Tuskegee aircrew was one of his best memories. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff. Sgt. Regina Edwards) Tuskegee Airman reflects on time in service
Retired Master Sgt. Leroy Mazell Smith, a maintainer with the 332nd Fighter Group also known as Tuskegee Airmen, shares his story.
0 12/03
2016
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