NEWS

  • Dyess Airmen support hurricane relief

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- In late-November at Dyess AFB, the 317th Airlift Wing was in the midst of a wing-wide exercise; this meant 24-hour operations for the men and women participating in the ‘Ability to Survive and Operate’ or ATSO exercise, “Chemical Fury.”But real-world demands stop for

  • LRAFB celebrates 65 years of community partnerships

    Little Rock Air Force Base celebrated the 65th anniversary of the installation’s first open house, Oct. 8, by hosting civic leaders and conducting an aerial review of the greater Little Rock area to thank Arkansans for their unwavering support since the base’s inception.

  • 19th AMXS maintains ops with minimal manning during COVID-19

    When the emergence of COVID-19 swept across the nation, the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was already operating at reduced manning levels with almost a quarter of the unit deployed. Social distancing and mitigation efforts to preserve the health of the force cut that number in half - again.

  • 62nd AS protects training pipeline with airlift assistance

    The Air Education and Training Command’s mission is to recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen. Ensuring Airmen in training make it to their next destination safely and on time is essential to maintaining the Air Force’s readiness. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, transporting students from one

  • 19th AW, AMC receive final C-130J

    A brand new C-130J Super Hercules was delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base May 27, marking the last C-130J delivery for the 19th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command.

  • A lucky flight in the fight: Aircrew receives combat medal

    There are many varieties of threats for aircraft involved in aiding ground troops in deployed environments. One main example of these threats can include taking fire from advancing enemy forces in the area of responsibility.This became a reality for one 39th Airlift Squadron aircrew while deployed

  • 19th AW Victim Advocate fights for victims’ healing

    Tiffany Clark, 19th Airlift Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response victim advocate, was nominated for a National Organization for Victims Assistance award by Leslie Boone, Victims’ Rights Arkansas member, for her extensive collaboration and motivation to enhance resources available for

  • JTF-Bravo facilitates repatriation of US citizens from Honduras

    At the request of the U.S. State Department and at the direction of U.S. Southern Command, a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules is transporting 78 U.S. citizens from Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, who were previously unable to return home, to Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

  • AETC, AMC team up on VR solutions for modern C-130 training

    Headquarters Air Force, Air Mobility Command, and Air Education and Training Command have been working on a virtual-reality platform for maintenance training through Mass Virtual, a contractor that scans real-world objects to create virtual environments.

  • Sikkink leads Flying Jennies

    Taking command of a squadron comes with challenges, but to come into a Reserve squadron as an active-duty service member has its own unique opportunity.Lt. Col. Matthew Sikkink, who assumed command of the 815th Airlift Squadron, Flying Jennies, on June 6, 2019, said that he was pleasantly surprised