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  • ROCKI 21-02: 19th AW experiments with lead wing concept

    The 19th Airlift Wing’s ROCKI 21-02 exercise at Volk Field ANG Base came to a close May 6, as the wing assessed its ability to deploy into theater as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing – becoming Air Mobility Command’s first to experiment with the lead wing construct in a dynamic exercise environment.

  • 436th APS, 3rd AS team up for global cargo airlift

    Airman 1st Class Bain Adair, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron integrated avionics journeyman, marshals a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 23, 2021. The C-17 can perform tactical airlift missions, as well as aeromedical evacuations to and from locations anywhere in the

  • Hurricane preparedness: What to know as the 2021 season begins

    There have been four recorded Category 5 hurricanes that have made landfall in the United States:Labor Day Hurricane – 1935Hurricane Camille – 1969Hurricane Andrew – 1992Hurricane Michael – 2018Luckily for Delaware, it is somewhat rare for tropical storms to strike the state directly with

  • Total Force medics help support FEMA in vaccine efforts

    As of April 29, approximately 1.5 million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, making vaccination efforts more crucial than ever. A team of approx. 140 Airmen from 24 bases spread throughout the U.S. have come together in St. Paul, Minn., to help support the Federal Emergency

  • Global mobilization before procrastination.

    Covid-19 has completely changed the world as we know it, but that doesn’t mean readiness and global mobility at comes to a standstill at Joint Base Charleston, the mission must go on. Captain Tony Urbino, a pilot and aircraft commander from the 15th Airlift Squadron, describes the importance of full

  • 19th AW accelerates Multi-Capable Airmen training across MAF

    The 19th Airlift Wing recently became the first wing to send a contingent of Airmen through the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center’s Multi-Capable Airmen Expeditionary Skills Training course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

  • LRAFB unveils new Herk Werks innovation lab

    The 19th Airlift Wing opened its new “Herk Werks” innovation lab during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, April 16.The newly completed Herk Werks space is now available to Team Little Rock Airmen, and is intended for Airmen who have an innovative idea to make their work centers operate more efficiently.

  • Swamp Dash enhances interoperability with mission partners

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing executed a large formation launch and training event, designated “Swamp Dash”, with 913 Airlift Group mission partners April 15, which included 13 C-130J Super Hercules from Little Rock Air Force Base and two C-130Js from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas.

  • 60th LRS Materiel Management: You can’t fly without supply

    The title says it all – “YOU CAN’T FLY WITHOUT SUPPLY.” The mission at Travis AFB is the largest in the Air Mobility Command and the units’ responsibilities are spread out — some Airmen fly while others repair, but if you need a part, you TrUSt the 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel

  • Air Force provides C2 advisors to operational-level commanders

    With global competition heating up, the need to maximize the agility of U.S. Air Force operational command and control has never been more pressing. Fortunately, the USAF’s Operational Command Training Program is a foundational piece of its current C2 training architecture.