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  • Limitless Motivation – Staff Sgt. Ariel Geldien

    Geldien recently completed Airman Leadership School and received the John L. Levitow Award. The award is the highest award for enlisted Professional Military Education in the Air Force and is presented to the student who demonstrates outstanding leadership and scholastic achievement.
  • Zero-in: Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge

    Team Little Rock Airmen are invited to testing their rifleman skills Jan. 28-30 during the Elementary Level Rifle Excellence in Competition, here. The competition is open to all military personnel who are current on their M-4 rifle qualification and is hosted by the 19th Security Forces Squadron combat arms section.
  • In the Face of Adversity - Kristen Christy

    “Everyone is facing their own battle.” This common phrase was used by Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Key Spouse of the Year, as one of the defining points of her moving life story, which she shared with military members and their dependents at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas January 13, 2019.
  • 913th Airlift Group Teams Prepare for WWII Memorial March

    Members of the 913th Airlift Group are training to prepare for the March 17, Bataan Memorial Death March held in White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
  • OPSEC in the Social Media Age

    One of the areas Reserve Citizen Airmen must be vigilant in when it comes to operational security is social media. Erick Holloway, Air Force Reserve Command OPSEC program manager, explained Reservists have a special responsibility to maintain OPSEC even when off-duty in their civilian roles.

    Nearly 100 Citizen Airmen from the 913th Airlift Group here deployed Jan. 8 to various bases in Southwest Asia to support Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support. The deployed group consists of 327th Airlift Squadron, 913th Maintenance Squadron, and is augmented by members of the 403rd Wing and active duty personnel from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • Service to Others: Team Little Rock Celebrates MLK

    Members of Team Little Rock and community members are invited to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a commencement and commemorative walk culminating with a lunch reception here, Jan. 18.
  • Deep Military Roots – Four Siblings in Service

    Three of the four siblings, Senior Airman Caleb Mailhiot, Staff Sgts. Danielle Perez and Kevin Mailhiot are a part of the 913th Airlift Group, Air Force Reserves. The youngest sibling, Airman 1st Class Samuel Mailhiot is assigned to the 189th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard.
  • Deployed 913th Airmen Unload Lethal Airpower

    More than 30 Airmen from the 913th Airlift Group’s 96th Aerial Port Squadron are currently deployed across Southwest Asia and continue to deploy in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 913th Airlift Group Airmen NATO Exercise Force Multiplier

    Air transportation specialists from the 913th Airlift Group participated in NATO exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Sweden during November. The exercise was designed to test NATO’s ability to plan and conduct a major collective defense operation – enabling NATO forces to improve their readiness and interoperability.

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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