Friday, September 5, 2014

BRIEFS 090514

Patriot Day ceremony Sept. 11
Every year Little Rock AFB holds a Patriot Day ceremony to remember the events of Sept. 11. The event consists of readings by wing leadership and a small ceremony. This year’s Patriot Day ceremony will be held in building 430 at 8 a.m. 

Airman’s Attic moved
The Airman’s Attic has moved to The Crossroads CafĂ©, building 864. Open to active-duty Airmen and spouses E-6 and below, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Free items include dishes, pots, beds, cots, clothing, furniture, small appliances among many other things. Visit the Cinderella Closet where military dependents can borrow formal dresses for special occasions such as military balls and prom, free of charge. The only requirement is the dress must be dry cleaned before it is returned. To shop or donate, please stop by the new location.

Estate claim
Col. Patrick J. Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing commander, regretfully announces the death of Staff Sgt. Dylan E. Blevins, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Staff Sgt. Dylan E. Blevins should contact 1st Lt. Matthew Hemenway, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron, at (501) 987-3013 or

Gate closures until October
Due to construction, the Arnold/107 Gate is closed and will remain closed until approximately the beginning of October. To assist with traffic, the Harris Road (School) Gate will continue 24-hour operations and the Vandenburg Gate will remain open.

Firing range complex off limits
The Combat Arms small arms firing range complex on Little Rock Air Force Base is off limits to all unauthorized personnel. Anyone requiring access to the ranges or surrounding areas during and after duty hours is required to contact the range control in building 1393 or at (501) 987-6861 prior to entry as per posted guidance at the range entrance. 

Munitions Storage Area closure

The Munitions Storage Area will be closed Sept. 1-26 for the semi-annual 100 percent stockpile inventory. During this time, the MSA will only process emergency requests. Please forward all questions to Master Sgt. Dunlap at (501) 987-6031.

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