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A male leans on blue containers with parts in a warehouse. Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. — Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements. The 19th LRS Materiel Management flight, often referred to as supply; manages and distributes Air Force assets to various units - such as aircraft parts to maintenance - and deployment gear to tasked individuals 24/7.
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The new capability to train and certify craftsman technicians will enable the government of Iraq to redirect funds away from contractor requirements to efforts of rebuilding infrastructure and cities and promoting stability and economic progression. Iraqi air force graduates first C-130 craftsman maintenance technicians
The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules maintenance technicians in a ceremony, December 27, 2017.
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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
Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander, attended Center of Excellence, the C-130 schoolhouse, at Little Rock Air Force Base.
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First Lt. Garrett Iapicco 40th Airlift Squadron conducts a full spectrum readiness sortie on a C-130J while wearing aircrew eye/respiratory protection system (AERPS) gear 317th AW prepares for tomorrow’s fight
To prepare for tomorrow, the 317th Airlift Wing conducted a full spectrum readiness sortie Oct. 19 and 20, 2017 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. During the full spectrum readiness sortie, aircrew, maintenance and support personnel worked together to conduct a local training sortie in a simulated high-threat environment.
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Airmen from the 123rd Airlift Wing load equipment and vehicles onto a C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 20, 2017. The cargo will be used by members of the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, who deployed to the Caribbean on Sept. 20 to conduct relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Kentucky ANG deploy to Caribbean for Hurricane Maria relief operations
Seven Special Tactics Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard departed the Kentucky ANG base, Louisville, Sept. 20, 2017, for the Caribbean where they will open airfields for humanitarian aid deliveries and resident evacuations in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the third major hurricane to hit the region in the past month.
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774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two and a half years
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received will have a lasting impact. The 774th Expeditionary
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Airman 1st Class Jose Chala, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fleet Services element member, operates a lavatory services truck to dispose of solid waste from a C-130J Aug. 16, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The team services approximately 25 aircraft daily, including transient aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Fleet services keeps C-130s clean
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. — The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fleet Services Airmen are in charge of the unenviable task of waste removal
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armored vehicles on flightline Mobility Guardian Phase Two begins
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. — The second half of Exercise Mobility Guardian began here Aug. 6 and will focus on training aircrew on advanced tactical air operations.
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Aerial porters from the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster July 23, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. More than 100 Team Little Rock members will lead, coordinate and execute maintenance operations during Mobility Guardian 2017. The exercise will test each of Air Mobility Command’s core competencies including airlift, aerial refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Harry Brexel) Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark.  -- The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate and maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group here will lead the charge from the ground to ensure aircrews take
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Air transportation specialists with the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron push a container delivery system off a 60k Tunner loader and into the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules in preparation for an air drop at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, over the weekend. Providing the fuel that keeps the fight going, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing has delivered more than 80 tons of food, water and other supplies to various supported forces throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 386th AEW deliver critical supplies to frontlines
SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) --“We aim for first pass success. One pass, one drop,” said Maj. Josh Linden, the 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron chief of tactics, as he described the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airdrop mission. The 386th AEW conducted several combat airdrop missions over the past few months, including one over the weekend, in direct support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops.
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