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The University Center will be having an Open House on Thursday July 12 from 1000-1400. There will eb food. Go on out and get your education on.
There's still a lot of Summer left. get out of the heat and into the water.
Don't miss the family fun, music and fireworks. Liberty Fest is two days away.
There's a special place on base to get away from the heat on the 4th of July.
It summer time, and that means fish'n!
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Isaac Hood, executive officer, 19th Maintenance Group, administers the oath of reenlistment to U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Corey Malone, plans and scheduling, 913th Maintenance Squadron, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., June 27, 2018. Malone signed for an additional six years in the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)
It's time to celebrate! You're invited to the 3rd annual Liberty Fest at Little Rock AFB! Come on out to Heritage Park for our annual Independence Day celebration featuring country music artists Thompson Square and Easton Corbin! The event starts at 4 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018, and the performers will be taking the stage at 7 PM. This event is free and is sure to be fun for the whole family! Celebrate Independence Day with this FREE family event at Heritage Park! There is fun and activities for everyone (be sure to check out the schedule of events below!). Come out and enjoy one of the biggest base-wide parties thrown by the 19th Force Support Squadron! Get ready to party with two of country music's hottest performers! Thompson Square and Easton Corbin are going to ROCK the stage at 7 PM! Win a Meet + Greet with Thompson Square and Easton Corbin -- AND be entered to win an autographed guitar (we're giving away two!) Starting on Monday, June 25, stay plugged into our Facebook page for a scavenger hunt! There will be THREE CLUES posted each day (Monday - Friday) along with a picture telling you exactly where that ticket will be. The first person to find that ticket will need to follow the instructions on the card attached to it to claim the prize. On Monday, July 2 - Friday, July 5, we will be posting 5 more opportunities to win on our Instagram -- same rules apply! There will be a total of 10 tickets, one for each weekday. Everyone who finds a ticket will be entered to win one of two autographed guitars! Ready, set, go! You must be a DoD ID card holder and 18+ years old to claim your prize. Patriotic Bike Parade Gather all the kids (ages 0-12) in the neighborhood and start brainstorming ways to gussy up a bike or trike for the Patriotic Bike Parade to celebrate Liberty Fest! Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place! Private Organization Food Booths Support Little Rock AFB private organizations and booster clubs by purchasing food at the event! Hot dogs, brats, burgers, chips, soda, water, and more will be available!
913 AG Family/Team, Have fun and be safe! Here are a few things to think about before you take time off during the 4th of July holiday... 1) Fireworks Safety. - Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol - Never allow young children to handle fireworks - Older children should use them only under close adult supervision - Anyone using fireworks or standing nearby should wear protective eyewear - Never light them indoors or inside a car - Only use them away from people, houses and flammable material - Only light one device at a time and maintain a safe distance after lighting - Never ignite devices in a container - Do not try to re-light or handle malfunctioning fireworks - Soak unused fireworks in water for a few hours before discarding - Keep a bucket of water nearby to fully extinguish fireworks that don't go off or in case of fire - Better yet, grab a blanket and a patch of lawn, kick back and let the experts handle the show. As of today, there are no burn bans in Arkansas, but please make a mental note that there is a moderate wildfire danger for the following counties: Pulaski, Faulkner, White, Cleburne, Van Buren, Conway and Perry. See more at the Arkansas Forestry Commission website: https://www.ark.org/forestry_fire_info/index.php?do:showWildFires 2) Heat Stress/Sunburns. - From heat rash to heat stroke, and everything in between, know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses and what to do when you see someone exhibiting the signs. - Block out direct sun and other heat sources. Rest in the shade. - HYDRATE. HYDRATE. HYDRATE. Good ole H2O is best, but you may need to replace your electrolytes from time to time, especially if you’ve perspired too much for way too long. Avoid beverages containing alcohol or caffeine, as they tend to move water from the body. - Wear lightweight, light colored, loose-fitting clothing. - Apply appropriate SPF sunscreen before exposure to direct sunrays and re-apply often. It’s beneficial to invest in a good after sun lotion, and apply early on. - See more at: https://afrc.eim.us.af.mil/sites/913AG/SE/SEG/Seasonal%20Safety%20Briefing%20Topics/Forms/AllItems.aspx?View=%7B7E23FB69%2D2DD1%2D4C7B%2D8186%2DC658304DEC0D%7D 3) Water Safety. - Don’t Drink and Boat. You can bet the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission will be patrolling AR lakes and waterways monitoring for proper equipment and boat drivers under the influence. For more info, download the Arkansas Boating Law Handbook from: https://www.boat-ed.com/assets/pdf/handbook/ar_handbook_entire.pdf - Always wear a life jacket, especially when the boat is moving. - Know that drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In reality, drowning happens quickly and silently. There is very little splashing, no waving, and no yelling or calls for help of any kind. Look for these other signs of drowning when persons are in the water: ▪ Head low in the water, mouth at water level ▪ Head tilted back with mouth open ▪ Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus ▪ Eyes closed ▪ Hair over forehead or eyes ▪ Not using legs – Vertical ▪ Hyperventilating or gasping ▪ Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway ▪ Trying to roll over on the back ▪ Appear to be climbing an invisible ladder. - Always wear a life jacket, especially when the boat is moving. Remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry…No Regrets!! 🤔
U.S. Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Matthew Cantone, services technician, 913th Force Support Squadron, and Jerry Reichenbach, the President of the Air Force Association of Arkansas, pose for a photo at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., June 21, 2018. Cantone was presented the 2018 Airman of the Year award for the 913th Airlift Group from the Arkansas Chapter of the AFA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)
The LGBQT Committee will be hosting an Educational Panel on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 1130 in the base Chapel Annex. Contact Tech Sgt. Ayana Hodges or Staff Sgt. Felisha Morris with questions or concerns.
Combat Airlifter of the Week: Maj. Pete Hughes
"WE ARE AIRMEN" Recruiting Video Contest Here is a good opportunity for our more social media savvy Airmen to get involved in recruiting. AETC and Air Force Recruiting Service are hosting a recruiting video contest, in which they're asking Airmen across the Air Force to submit their own 30-60 second videos, to create a kind of commercial that would encourage people outside of the military to become future Airmen. Contest finalists will be flown to the AFA Air, Space and Cyber Conference in September, where they'll have lunch with CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright. The best video announcement will happen during a keynote address at the conference. Additionally, the contest winner will have the opportunity to shawdow the professional marketing crew that produces the Air Force's official recruiting commercials. The competition continues until August 3. Below is a link to the contest's website, which will serve as a central hub for all things related to the contest, to include more graphics. Article: http://www.aetc.af.mil/News/Article/1547984/we-are-airmen-2018-recruiting-video-contest/ Website: http://www.aetc.af.mil/About-Us/We-Are-Airmen-Video-Contest/
Great commentary by a young Airman who experienced Normandy, France on her first trip outside the country. Good work.
Thanks to all the volunteers who helped beautify the headquarters building.
Be careful and check for ticks after time outside
913 AG Airmen rewarded with incentive flight
Little Rock AFB remembers the sacrifices of June 6, 1944
On behalf of Col Lay, we're pleased to announce that SMSgt Kimberly Lord has been selected as the new 913th Airlift Group Superintendent.
Senate confirms Wilson as Air Force Secretary https://t.co/MnSKBlpLwK
RT @CitizenAirman: SSgt Jason Britten, aerospace ground equipment apprentice w/@913thAG, received the prestigious ACE Award March 20: https…
Chaplain’s assistant felt crucial calling https://t.co/j6J3Muvl90
FYI: ALS is hosting a Public Speaking Seminar on APR 12. Seminar is open to Active, Guard, Reserve, civilians, dependents. POC: 501-987-2095
Learn more about how the CRF is saving taxpayers money: https://t.co/ljjzyIlBDh
AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards https://t.co/qA5aMCGvMo
Do you know how to build and tie down a pallet? If not, members of the 96th Aerial Port Squadron can show you. #APS https://t.co/EGG3cXh85t
Learn more about what our C-130H to the C-130J transition training requires https://t.co/cqIAv0tu6V #913AG #airlift https://t.co/1SEJqR2HSv
#913AG family, what changes would you like to see on LRAFB? Take the survey and tell us: https://t.co/QNeRJCtloG #afreserve #citizenairmen
Lean more about what southern states can do to combat and prevent the spread of the #Zika virus: https://t.co/q2jjLLGDOy #health #913AG
RT @usairforce: Then Lt. Col. Harris has continued her impressive career & is now Maj. Gen. Harris, @22AF commander. Read bio here: https:/…
Do you know the difference between a C-130H and the C-130J? Find the facts here: https://t.co/JFZDBMoAUJ #913AG #reserve #AFReserve #AFRC
#SuperBowl50 party #safety tips: don't drink & drive, include nonalcohol drinks, have a designated driver, call cab. Have fun but be #safe.
The 913 AG recently flew it's final C-130H Flight. You can read more about here: https://t.co/sTEtQZZGKU #913AG #Airlift #AFReserve