Friday, April 21, 2017

CLASSIFIEDS >> 042117

ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE COMBAT AIRLIFTER CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT will take ads by phone from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 982-9421, or you may mail your ad to 404 Graham Rd., Jacksonville, Ark. 72078. You may also e-mail them to combatairlifterclassifieds@arkansasleader.com Deadline to advertise in Friday’s issue is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

V Dub Showtime & Classy Classics Car Show, Conway Expo Center, May 6th. Indoor and pavilion space guaranteed with pre-registration. Awards, prizes, fun, professional entertainment. Call Doug, (501) 920-8206.

DO YOU HAVE RED DRY ITCHY scaly patches on your body? Burke Pharmaceutical, Research, NOW OPEN IN BRYANT, AR. Is now enrolling for an Atopic Dermatitis study. Call 501-622-4449.**

PLACE UNDER MISC for sale
ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS!  A break-in takes place every 18 seconds!  Protect your home with a home security system. Save up to 30%. Call Now! 866-281-5399.**

WANTED 10 HOMES In your county Needing METAL ROOFS, SIDING OR WINDOWS For our Before and after picture program. Upon being selected receive free $300 gift certificate. SAVE HUNDREDS OF $$$. We are opening a branch office and will be using these homes for our 2017 program. No money down financing. Payments $89/Mo.* Free estimates* Senior/Military discounts. *wac CALL NOW!! 866-668- 8681.**


SERVICES

FREON R12 WANTED: We PICK UP and pay CA$H for R12. Cylinders or case of cans. EPA certified. (312) 291-9169; sell@refrigerantfinders.com.**

ETHEL’S EDUCATIONAL Express Child Development Center is now accepting new enrollments and all vouchers. Summer School Program...Hurry, before all openings are taken. Call Ethel at (501) 241-1172 or (501) 747-8713 today!


HELP WANTED

JACKSONVILLE/SHERWOOD AREA, handyman needed, mowing & miscellaneous maintenance. Must have driver’s license. (501) 944-6157.

IMMEDIATE HIRE, International company, with over 25 years in business, has 10-15 openings in local office. We are looking to expand our operations and need people to help advertise for our company. No experience needed. $350-$725 week to start. Call for interview, (501) 605-1303.

HELP WANTED: Need puppy lovers to care & sell. Need groomer. Apply in person: Arky Barky, 9714 Hwy. 107 (JFK), Sherwood.

Company Drivers and Owner Ops - COME DRIVE FOR US! Dedicated Lane Pine Bluff & Surrounding Areas to Memphis, Local Run - Be Home Every Day! ANNUAL BONUSES, Must have 2 yrs. exp. if 23 yrs., 18 mos. if 24, 1 yr if 25 and up. Clean MVR, Refs, CSA Scores, Hazmat needed, we’ll help you get and reimburse! Apply Online www.imcg.com 901-567-3741.**

NOW HIRING CLASS A OTR DRIVERS - !$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS. WEEKLY HOME TIME,   GUARANTEED STARTING PAY: Up to .40CPM for SOLOS, Up to .24CPM For TEAMS,  BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision, Life/Paid Vacation Family Owned & Operated, Searcy. CALL NOW: 800-928-4503, Apply@bowermanonline.com.**

JOIN OUR TEAM!  Little Rock Based Company is seeking OTR Drivers for our dry van division. Qualified applicants must be 23 years of age, have a Class A CDL with 2 years Verifiable Over the Road Experience. New pay package, Home every weekend, Paid holidays & vacation, Quarterly Safety Performance Bonus, Benefits (After 60 Days) Blue CrossMedical (We pay 50% of drivers), Delta Dental, Delta Vision & 401k (Matched Up To 4%). ThompsonTrans.net or call (501) 228-8800.**

DRIVERS- HELP WANTED - TRUCK DRIVERS- ATTN: OTR Drivers! Looking for a great new opportunity? Great home time, Great starting pay, and New equipment! Call today for more details 800-332-5551. Or visit our website DiamondStateTrucking.com.**


AUCTIONS

AUCTION – Thursday April 27, 2017 10 AM. The Reeves farms in McCrory, AR. have commissioned Cain Auctions to sell their equipment at auction. Partial list: Tractors, Combines/Headers, Planting Equipment, Trucks/Trailers, 20 plus power Units, Field Equipment, TOO MANY ITEMS TO LIST! For complete details, address, directions, pics, TERMS & list go to: www.lynncain.com and click on “Upcoming Auctions”. Internet bidding avail.at proxibid.com. Joey@lynncain.com Joey Cain, Lic #2041, 501-258-5518.**


YARD SALES

YARD SALE, 4/21 7 am-noon, 195 Ferret Ln., Cabot.

NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE sale, 4/22, 7 am-noon, Red Oak Airpark, Cabot. Jewelry, home decor, furniture, clothing, etc.

HUGE YARD sale, 4/22, 9 am-4 pm, 21 Stacy Lynn Terrace, Ward. Lots of different items.


HORSES

HORSES: LUCKY Acres Boarding Stable, TLC for your horse, box stalls and paddocks, clean pastures, indoor and outdoor arenas, riding instruction and training program. Dressage our specialty. (501) 988-2458.


PETS

ARKY BARKY’S now open - great selection of beautiful puppies, guaranteed. Also, doing grooming & doggie supplies. 9714 Hwy. 107/JFK, Sherwood, (501) 819-6094.


LAWN & FARM

GET YOUR SPRING GRASS ON!! Bermuda $1.25 / sq yd* Meyers Z-52 Zoysia - $2.50/sq yd* *Prices are COD on full truck loads in the LR area. Call 800-458-4756. Double Springs.**


MISC.

SAWMILLS from only $4397.00- MAKE & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship! FREE Info/DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com. 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N.**

CARPORT FOR SALE - Protection Against pollen, hail, ice, snow, sun & falling limbs, 90mph wind & 20lb snow rating, 12’ wide x 20’ long $777 delivered, Call 800-643-8728, OD Funk Manufacturing Inc.**


HOUSES FOR RENT

COZY, ONE room studio apartments in Jacksonville. Bed pulls down from wall in Living Room in front of wood burning fireplace. Includes appliance filled kitchen. Starting at $325 plus utilities, deposit $200. No children or pets. Camp Construction, (501) 982-0434.

BEAUTIFUL HOME in Cabot! Please see full ad w/pics on MilitaryByOwner.com, search by MBO402659. Call or email us before it’s gone!

3 BEDROOM all brick house for rent. Great condition, fenced-in backyard, $1,100 month. Cabot. (501) 286-2394.


MOBILE HOMES

Have a title to your Car, Boat, or Mobile home? Get a new home with any trade-in! Call 501-653-3205.**


2 Bedroom Singlewide. Priced to sell FAST call 501-653-3202.**

TOP STORY >> Crossroads Cafe provides home-style hangout

By Airman 1st Class Codie Collins
19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Crossroads Cafe opens its doors to Airmen, providing a space full of TVs, gaming systems, drinks, snacks, pool tables, foosball, pingpong, band equipment, free Wi-Fi and much more.

Crossroads Cafe, located in building 864, is hosted by the chapel and is open weekdays noon-5 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. on weekends. 

“We have thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment for Airmen to come use and enjoy,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols, a lead volunteer at Crossroads Cafe. “There is an entire room dedicated to video games and we keep our gaming systems and the games that come with them up to date.”

In addition to providing Airmen a fun place to hang out, they provide home-cooked meals. 

“Dinner is provided to Airmen every other Friday of the month,” Nichols said. “Units rotate and provide a meal for the Airmen that attend. We have had roast beef sandwiches, pizza and other really good food.”

Along with their free Friday night dinners, the Crossroads Cafe also holds free monthly events.

“Crossroads Cafe host events, such as free horseback riding, where our volunteers organize and set up fun things for Airmen to enjoy,” Nichols said. “It’s a great environment to come and meet new people and socialize.”

Crossroads Cafe provides a fun, relaxed environment for Airmen.

“Crossroads Cafe is a center ran by Airmen for Airmen E-4 and below,” said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Hubert, 19th Airlift Wing chaplain assistant. “It is a place where no matter what your job is or who you are you can come together for fellowship, free food and games.”

For more information on volunteering, call the base chapel at 501-987-6014.

TOP STORY >> Supporting sexual-assault survivors

By Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols
19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Sexual Assault Awareness Month brings attention to the options available to those affected by conduct that falls short of the standards expected of individuals in uniform.

A U.S. Air Force priority is taking care of Airmen and families, and wingmen are responsible for assisting a survivor in speaking up. The support from friends and family after an incident may help the survivor recover. 

There are two fundamental steps before doing anything that could help the person feel safe.

“First, you have to let them know you are sorry for what happened,” said Linda Benjamin, 19th Airlift Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator. “Secondly, give them back their sense of control by telling them they have choices.”

Giving the survivor options rather than personal opinions gives them the voice that was taken away by the assault, Benjamin said.

“The main thing is to be there for them; they came to you because they trust you,” Benjamin said. “It’s important they know you aren’t going to break that trust.”

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office has individuals who are trained in the way forward after an assault. Giving survivors the option of visiting this office first, helps provide them information to choose the appropriate avenue for their situation.

Military dependents over the age of 18 can also visit the SAPR Office, while those under the age of 18 are directed to Family Advocacy.

“SAPR is one of many helping agencies and we will make sure an individual’s confidentiality is kept if at all possible,” said Karen Hubbard, victim’s advocate. “Our job is to make sure they’re okay and to help in any way shape or form. There will be no judgment from us no matter what.”

Knowing the outlets for seeking help as a wingman can ensure that individuals are cared for.

“Give them two options and let them decide where to go,” Benjamin said. “If they come to the SAPR, we can help determine what to do from there.”

The Air Force has two different methods for reporting sexual assault: restricted and unrestricted reporting. 

Restricted reporting allows a victim to report a sexual assault without starting an investigation and can be elevated to an unrestricted report in the future if the individual so chooses. It doesn’t result in an investigation without the survivors consent and is intended to give them time and control over the release of their information, empowering them to make an informed decision about participating in the investigation process.

Unrestricted reporting is any report of sexual assault made through normal channels such as the Airman’s chain of command, security forces and the Air Force Office of Investigation. Unrestricted reporting does not offer the same discretion as restricted reporting but directly results in an investigation unlike the latter. 

It’s the survivor’s choice whether or not to report the crime, but presenting choices rather than making one for them could help them feel empowered to reach out for care and assistance. Before and after the individual has stepped forward, it’s important they feel safe at work and home. 

“To support the victim, help stop workplace rumors by reminding others they don’t know all the facts,” Benjamin said. “Avoiding gossip within the work environment gives the person privacy needed to feel safe.”

Giving the person space to choose their avenue of care and stomping out rumors gives them control over their situation and creates an environment of support, something all Airmen should strive to provide.

For more information, contact the 24/7 SAPR hotline at 501-987-7272.

TOP STORY >> New training techniques for tomorrow’s defenders

By Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin, 19th Airlift Wing

The 19th Security Forces Squadron have trained Airmen that are critical to national defense and are the first impression of the base.

Team Little Rock’s Defenders are on the clock 24/7 and are ready to contribute to the Combat Airlift mission but they have hundreds of hours of training to get to that point.  A team of experts have the responsibility of ensuring all members of the 19th SFS have the skills and knowledge necessary for defending the airlift mission, base assets and its community.

The mission of the training flight is to identify and deliver emergent and future force protection and force application solutions through modeling and simulation.

The training team at the 19th SFS consists of the Unit Training Manager and three instructors who provide training around the clock to meet the needs of the Defenders’ schedules.

“We are responsible for managing the annual training requirements for each SFS member and civilian,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.  Justin Buchholz, 19th SFS NCOIC of Training. “We oversee the standard training tasks such as computer based training, Green Dot, resilience and other basic training needs.”  

Keeping training current and relevant to evolving threats is a main goal of the 19th SFS training flight.

“With 217 hours of training covering weapons qualification, baton, TASER, legal studies, riot control, shoot-move-communicate, force on force and a multitude of other subjects, we stay busy,” he said. “We manage a weapons and ground safety program along with maintaining the 19th SFS Military Operations on Urban Terrain village; Air Mobility Commands only MOUT facility.” 

The mission and personnel of Little Rock Air Force Base also benefit from the training the Defenders receive. 

“We are responsible for the 19th Airlift Wing Expeditionary Active Shooter Training program,” Buchholz said. “We train approximately 1,000 Airmen per year simulating an active shooter and what to do in those situations.”

The constant training of 19th SFS personnel is important to not only the Combat Airlift mission, but to all missions. 

“Adversaries are constantly attempting to find weaknesses in our defenses,” said Staff Sgt. Thomas McFarland, 19th SFS training flight. “Whether it’s taking pictures of our security, or attempting to breach it, we must train to recognize and counter those examples. We train like we do to eliminate our weaknesses.”

 The Combat Airlift mission extends its reach to the entirety of the world and 19th SFS Defenders go where the mission goes. 

“Most of our training is team focused,” McFarland said. “We need to provide our Defenders with every opportunity to work together as a singular unit and break away from individualism. Every Defender understands that the Defender on their left and right is doing exactly what they were trained to do and that their life is in good hands when the bullets start flying.”

When it comes to defense of American assets, 19th SFS need to be prepared to handle any situation the world may throw at them.

“Just like our motto states, ‘Anywhere, all the time’, we are ready to go and are ready for anything,” McFarland said.

Friday, April 14, 2017

CLASSIFIEDS >> 041417

ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE COMBAT AIRLIFTER CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT will take ads by phone from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 982-9421, or you may mail your ad to 404 Graham Rd., Jacksonville, Ark. 72078. You may also e-mail them to combatairlifterclassifieds@arkansasleader.com Deadline to advertise in Friday’s issue is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

DO YOU HAVE RED DRY ITCHY scaly patches on your body? Burke Pharmaceutical, Research, NOW OPEN IN BRYANT, AR. Is now enrolling for an Atopic Dermatitis study. Call 501-622-4449.**

ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS!  A break-in takes place every 18 seconds!  Protect your home with a home security system. Save up to 30%. Call Now! 866-281-5399.**

WANTED 10 HOMES In your county Needing METAL ROOFS, SIDING OR WINDOWS For our Before and after picture program. Upon being selected receive free $300 gift certificate. SAVE HUNDREDS OF $$$. We are opening a branch office and will be using these homes for our 2017 program. No money down financing. Payments $89/Mo.* Free estimates* Senior/Military discounts. wac CALL NOW!! 866-668- 8681.**


SERVICES

DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT children $125.00. Includes name change and property settlement agreement. SAVE hundreds. Fast and easy. 1-888-733-7165, call us toll FREE 24/7.**


HELP WANTED

JACKSONVILLE/SHERWOOD AREA, handyman needed, mowing & miscellaneous maintenance. Must have driver’s license. (501) 944-6157.

IMMEDIATE HIRE, International company, with over 25 years in business, has 10-15 openings in local office. We are looking to expand our operations and need people to help advertise for our company. No experience needed. $350-$725 week to start. Call for interview, (501) 605-1303.

DIRECT CARE POSITIONS - Provide support to individuals, including assistance with daily & Personal care.. Qualified candidates apply online at jobs.thementornetwork.com OR in person at:  Timber Ridge, 15000 Hwy 98, Benton Ar 72019. 501-594-5211 ext 8236 EOE. Drug-free work environment. Clean Background & MVR • EOE.**

DIETARY AIDE - Days off may vary. Full time Positions. Excellent Benefits. Qualified candidates apply online at jobs.thementornetwork.com OR in person at:  Timber Ridge, 15000 Hwy 98, Benton Ar 72019. 501-594-5211 ext 8236 EOE. Drug-free work environment. Clean Background & MVR • EOE.**

Company Drivers and Owner Ops - COME DRIVE FOR US! Dedicated Lane Pine Bluff & Surrounding Areas to Memphis, Local Run - Be Home Every Day! ANNUAL BONUSES, Must have 2 yrs. exp. if 23 yrs., 18 mos. if 24, 1 yr if 25 and up. Clean MVR, Refs, CSA Scores, Hazmat needed, we’ll help you get and reimburse! Apply Online www.imcg.com 901-567-3741.**

NOW HIRING CLASS A OTR DRIVERS - !$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS. WEEKLY HOME TIME,   GUARANTEED STARTING PAY: Up to .40CPM for SOLOS, Up to .24CPM For TEAMS,  BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision, Life/Paid Vacation Family Owned & Operated, Searcy. CALL NOW: 800-928-4503, Apply@bowermanonline.com.**

We’re looking for a few good drivers. Join Our Team! $5000 Sign on bonus. Drivers are home every weekend. Great benefits, paid holidays & miles. New equipment. Dry vans. Local family owned & operated. Must be 23 years of age and have a valid class A Commercial Drivers License. 2 years over the road experience is a must. With You for the Long Haul. ThompsonTrans.net or call (501) 228-8800.**

DRIVERS – HELP WANTED – TRUCK DRIVERS - ATTN: OTR Drivers! Looking for a great new opportunity? Great home time, Great starting pay, and New equipment! Call today for more details 800-332-5551. Or visit our website DiamondStateTrucking.com.**


HORSES

HORSES: LUCKY Acres Boarding Stable, TLC for your horse, box stalls and paddocks, clean pastures, indoor and outdoor arenas, riding instruction and training program. Dressage our specialty. (501) 988-2458.


PETS

ARKY BARKY’S now open - great selection of beautiful puppies, guaranteed. Also, doing grooming & doggie supplies. 9714 Hwy. 107, Sherwood, (501) 819-6094.


LAWN & FARM

GET YOUR SPRING GRASS ON!! Bermuda $1.25 / sq yd* Meyers Z-52 Zoysia - $2.50/sq yd* Prices are COD on full truck loads in the LR area. Call 800-458-4756. Double Springs.**


MISC.

CARPORT FOR SALE - Protection Against pollen, hail, ice, snow, sun & falling limbs,  90mph wind & 20lb snow rating, 12’ wide x 20’ long $777 delivered, Call 800-643-8728, OD Funk Manufacturing Inc.**



HOUSES FOR RENT

COZY, ONE room studio apartments in Jacksonville. Bed pulls down from wall in Living Room in front of wood burning fireplace. Includes appliance filled kitchen. Starting at $325 plus utilities, deposit $200. No children or pets. Camp Construction, (501) 982-0434.

BEAUTIFUL HOME in Cabot! Please see full ad w/pics on MilitaryByOwner.com, search by MBO402659. Call or email us before it’s gone!


MOBILE HOMES

Have a title to your Car, Boat, or Mobile home? Get a new home with any trade-in! Call 501-653-3205.**


2 Bedroom Singlewide. Priced to sell FAST call 501-653-3202.**

TOP STORY >> LOX and loaded: Airmen supply fresh air to fleet

By Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron
19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Breathing is often taken for granted on the ground but for aircrews performing high altitude air drops, it’s vital as air pressure decreases, leaving them in a potential life or death situation.

Thanks to the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel cryogenics Airmen, pilots and aircrew can breathe easier as they provide global Combat Airlift.

As part of the 19th LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight, cryogenic Airmen fill and maintain containers with liquid oxygen to provide fresh air to aircrew in flight. 

“Liquid oxygen, also called aviator’s breathing oxygen, or LOX, is a pilot’s main source of air above 10,000 feet,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jesse Frady, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel cryogenics journeyman. 

LOX is pressurized oxygen that is cooled to minus 297 degrees Fahrenheit, turning it into a boiling liquid. It’s so cold, the Airmen wear face shields, coveralls, gloves and boots to protect their skin from contact burns.

Once in liquid form, it’s transported more efficiently from holding containers to aircraft.

“Crew chiefs issue the fluids from the carts to the aircraft then bring them back here to be filled again,” Frady said. “We take the carts and issue LOX from our 6,000 gallon bulk cryogenic container. We also take a sample to test before we push them back out.”

LOX Airmen test the samples using filter paper inside a sample odor beaker. They fill the beaker and wait 30 minutes for the liquid oxygen to evaporate. They then smell the filter paper to make sure the cart is not contaminated.

“The most important part of our job is ensuring the liquid oxygen is clean and pure so the aircrew don’t receive poisonous LOX,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Richard Hayes, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel cryogenics journeyman.

Four Airmen work in the cryogenics shop to produce two to six 50-gallon carts daily. They supply C-130J aircrew with fresh oxygen to perform high altitude air drops, air medical evacuations and emergencies.

“I think POL, as a whole, is one of the most important jobs because an aircraft can’t fly without fuel; you also can’t fly an aircraft if you don’t have air.” Frady said. 

TOP STORY >> Serving up success: dining facility Airmen win Hennessey award

By Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols

19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Hercules Dining Facility Airmen won the 2017 U.S. Air Force Hennessy Award against five Major Command-nominated bases March 24 at Little Rock Air Force Base. 

The John L. Hennessy trophy is an annual award presented to the best food service program in the U.S.  Air Force across the globe. The Hennessy award is based on the entire scope of an installation’s food service program. 

“The Airmen have secured the recognition at the MAJCOM level three years running through dedication to top-notch customer service,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Danielle Joe, 19th Force Support Squadron assistant dining facility manager. “Winning at the Air Force level shows that commitment at a new level.”

Airmen from military installations compete against each other at the MAJCOM level to determine who is worthy of being sent to the finals. After three years of winning at the MAJCOM level, the team’s efforts paid off by being recognized at the U.S. Air Force level.

“It was an amazing team effort. Winning isn’t a single accomplishment, it’s a daily task of serving and training,” Joe said. “Keeping up with the needs of the base starts from day one, so when it’s inspection day, it’s just fine-tuning.”

The support of dining facility Airmen to the populace of Little Rock AFB doesn’t happen overnight, it requires training, said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Ballinger, 19th FSS Food services journeyman.

“A lot of hours go into training,” Ballinger said. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a Sunday or a Saturday, we’re going to try harder year after year.”

The Airmen weren’t aiming to win an award, rather, they were striving to perfect their customer service, their food production, preparation and serving to the best of their ability.

“Winning the award justifies all the hard work we put in, but it doesn’t stop there,” Ballinger said. “We have to be prepared for next year; winning the award is nice, but we have to do it for our customers.”

Receiving the trophy doesn’t end the staff’s commitment to excellence, as every day is a new opportunity to succeed.

“We showed what we are working toward daily, and the Hennessey award judges saw that. Every day you have to strive for success and you can’t get complacent,” Joe said. “The goal is to deliver improved customer service and become better. It’s not just about the award: this is what we do.”