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  • 61st AS recognized as AMC’s best for 2019

    The Green Hornets from the 61st Airlift Squadron were recently awarded the General Joseph Smith Trophy for being recognized as the most outstanding airlift squadron in Air Mobility Command in 2019.
  • 62nd MXS improves efficiency through unit innovation

    Airmen and leadership of the 62nd Maintenance Squadron (62nd MXS) here integrated a new schedule and framework for conducting home station checks (HSCs), March 24.When the 62nd Airlift Wing changed to mission-essential manning to limit the spread of COVID-19, some people stopped physically coming into work, but members of the 62nd MXS can’t take
  • Air Force awards Little Rock AFB runway repair contract

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), in collaboration with Little Rock AFB, Air Force Installation Contracting Center and Air Force Installation Mission Support Center Detachment 9, awarded a $180 million contract to complete the runway replacement at the base. The project will replace the original runway infrastructure, constructed in 1956, involving the removal of airfield obstructions and modification of lighting for eight taxiways and the landing zone.
  • CRW Airmen aid Reserve medics combatting COVID-19 hotspots

    Two Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing have been supporting the Department of Defense’s effort to combat COVID-19 since March 2020. Lt. Col. Curt Haase and Master Sgt. John Huck from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, have been embedded with the 64th Air Expeditionary Group to help bring Air Force Reservists into the fight against the pandemic.
  • LRAFB C-130s enable Army paratrooper operations

    As training environments across the Department of Defense adjust operations to fit a new abnormal, Little Rock Air Force Base continues to provide agile combat airlift support in a world influenced by the outbreak of COVID-19.
  • C2 Battle Management Operations specialists safeguard nation’s skies

    Command and Control Battle Management Systems are responsible for many functional areas and play an important role in Devil Raiders executing contingency operations. They include surveillance operations, radar control, air weapons monitoring, airlift planning and data management.
  • Dobbins nurses return home from COVID-19 frontlines

    For the last couple months, thousands of medical personnel from Air Force Reserve Command have been working alongside their military and civilian counterparts in the U.S. Army North-led Joint Forces Land Component Command (JFLCC), which has been assisting state and local governments across the continental United States in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Maj. Enrika Ross, 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron nursing OIC, is one of these nurses who mobilized to New York City’s Queens Hospital, where she worked as a nurse in the medical-surgical unit.
  • Joint Base Charleston hosts rescue team ahead of NASA human space flight mission

    NASA launched a human space flight mission called “Launch America” carrying two U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station in coordination with Space X and the Department of Defense, May 30, 2020.
  • U.S. Transportation Command assisted Americans stranded abroad – due to heightened COVID-19 travel restrictions – return stateside

    Since its formation on March 27, 2020, the U.S. Transportation Command’s Repatriation Coordination Cell organized the stateside return of more than 3,900 Americans stranded abroad due to tightened COVID-19 travel limitations imposed by numerous countries.
  • LRAFB surges airlift operations in the face of COVID-19 constraints

    As the Air Force continues to set a new operating rhythm under COVID-19 restrictions, the 19th Airlift Wing has showcased its ability to not only survive but to thrive in this new operational environment.