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  • U.S. Transportation Command recognized by the National Security Agency for setting the standard in securing, safeguarding, and strengthening its cyber infrastructure

    Cyber professionals serving with U.S. Transportation Command epitomize the overarching message of this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed in October, of Own IT, Secure IT, Protect IT. Last month, they received recognition from the National Security Agency for setting the standard in securing, safeguarding, and strengthening the global, warfighting combatant command’s cyber networks.
  • 19th SFS and EOD replicate Joint contingency operations

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron and defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron participated in a Joint training exercise with pilots from the Arkansas Army National Guard, Oct. 22, 2019, to accurately simulate what could be seen in a contingency environment.
  • Ready in a flash: MacDill exercises operational readiness

    From medical, to maintenance, mission support, to operations, every unit plays an important role in the 6th Air Refueling Wing’s mission, and each displayed their capabilities during an operational readiness exercise conducted Oct. 21 through Oct. 24 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • 19th CES prepares base for ROCKI 20-1

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Pavement and Construction Equipment Flight set up defensive fighting positions and bunkers by the flight line on Oct. 18, 2019, in preparation for the upcoming the semi-annual full-spectrum readiness exercise, ROCKI 20-01, which is scheduled to begin Nov. 4 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The 19th Airlift Wing hosts wing-wide exercises to enhance Airmen’s abilities to provide Rapid Global Mobility within contested environments. In preparation for these exercises, units must stage the exercise area prior to its beginning.
  • KUDOS: having fun with family readiness

    Airmen from across Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, enhanced family readiness with a Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event hosted by the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Oct. 19, 2019.
  • Mobility, Air Force leaders and legends help Airmen kick off A/TA’s 51st Convention

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan, Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, and mobility leaders and past legends helped several thousand mobility Airmen kick off the Airlift/Tanker Association’s 51st A/TA Convention, Technology Expo and Industry Interface Oct. 23 in Orlando, Florida.
  • Airman Accounted For From World War II

    The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Air Forces Sgt. R.L. Tyler, 22, of Denton County, Texas, who was captured and died in captivity during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019.
  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 to October 27, 2019. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course. The purpose of WIC is to teach C-130 Hercules pilots and navigators how to become tactical experts and leaders in the art of cross-domain battlespace dominance. Top tier instructor pilots and instructor navigators are selected to attend the course and are charged with taking their training back to their respective units, increasing overall combat capability and lethality of the force.
  • Latin American cadets visit Dover

    Team Dover hosted 22 cadets from Latin American countries in support of the Latin American Cadet Initiative Oct. 17, 2019. Two of the top senior cadets were selected from 11 different Latin American air force academies to attend the LACI program. The chosen cadets hailed from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
  • Omaha Trophy Presented to 117th Air Refueling Wing

    The 117th Air Refueling Wing was the first Air National Guard unit to receive the Omaha Trophy here on Saturday.The 117 ARW won the award in the strategic aircraft category in recognition of the outstanding mission performance with the U.S. Strategic Command.The ceremony was conducted in the maintenance hangar with about 700 people in attendance