The next DEA Drug Take Back event is scheduled for Saturday at the Base Exchange.
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
For more information, visit www.dea.gov.
Annual memorial Run Saturday
The annual Brian Valley Memorial Run will be Saturday. There is a potential for traffic delays that morning from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The running route will begin at the at the Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB University Center and will block one lane of traffic on Vandenberg, McArthur and Marshall roads. Please use caution when driving in these areas.
Street Smart demonstration
The Street Smart safety demostration is April 30 at the Thomas Community Activity Center. Demonstrations will be at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Presented by experienced firefighters and paramedics, Street Smart is a real-life program demonstrating the consequences of poor choices such as drunk driving, drug abuse, eating and texting and talking on the phone while driving and not wearing seatbelts. Come learn how you can become Street Smart, and be on the front line of safety. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Albert Beckwith at (501) 987-6377.
Pharmacy entrance closure begins
The pharmacy entrance will be closed today through May 2 to install handicap accessible ramps. Additionally, the handicap parking spaces will be moved immediately following the installation from May 5 to 16. Completion dates are approximate due to possible weather delays.
SAPR Down Day May 2
The second annual Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Down Day is scheduled for May 2 across Little Rock Air Force Base. The even covers a new module, “Identifying Offenders.”
SAPR Down Day closures
The following facilities will be closed May 2:
19th Medical Group
19th Airlift Wing Legal Office
19th Airlift Wing Finance
Military Personnel Section
Civilian Personnel Office
19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Crossroads Cafe grand re-opening
The grand re-opening of Crossroads Café will be at noon May 3. The celebration will include a cookout, music, door prizes, gift bags, movies and an Xbox One to enjoy. The event is free.
TLR Social Media Town Hall scheduled for May 20
Col. Patrick Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing and installation commander, will be hosting a town hall May 20 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. via the Little Rock Air Force Base Facebook page. The commander wants to connect with service members and their families in order to better understand the concerns and needs of his installation. Visit www.facebook.com/LittleRockAirForceBase to join the event. A full description and list of Rules of Engagement can be found on the base website www.littlerock.af.mil. At this time town hall questions can be posted in advance on the event wall. If you have any questions regarding the event, contact Public Affairs at (501) 987-5855.
Legal Office closure May 23
Due to an official function, the Little Rock AFB Legal Office will be closed from noon to 4:30 p.m. on May 23. Normal business hours will resume on the next duty day. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Legal Office at (501) 987-7886.