Monday, September 22, 2014

BRIEFS >> 092414

Facebook Town Hall Sept. 23
Facebook Town Hall Tuesday on Medical Clinic Col. Patrick Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing and installation commander, will be hosting a town hall from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, via the Little Rock Air Force Base Facebook page. This town hall will be topic focused on the medical clinic. Visit to join the event. A full description and list of Rules of Engagement can be found on the base website 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.

Diversity Day on Sept. 26
Little Rock Air Force Base will be hosting Diversity Day Sept. 26. The day provides Team Little Rock members and their families an opportunity to broaden their understanding of the values of cultural diversity and help society learn to “live together.” Cultural food and beverage samplings will be available throughout the event. 
The following is a schedule of Diversity Day’s events: 
8:30 a.m. – gather at the Heritage Park flag pole
8:45 a.m. – Unity walk begins
9:05 a.m. – event kick off with Col. James Dryjanski, 314th Airlift Wing commander
9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. – cultural performances hosted by the 19th Mission Support Group, 19th Maintenance Group and tenant units
12 p.m. – Cabot High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps drill exhibition
12:20 – 2:40 p.m. – cultural performances hosted by the 19th Medical Group, 19th Operations Group, Wing Staff Agencies and tenant units
2:40 p.m. – guest speaker, Dr. Terrence Roberts
3:20 p.m. – closing statement with Col. Patrick Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing commander

Commander’s Calls next week
Col. Patrick Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing commander, will be conducting commander’s calls at building 868, the Thomas Community Activities Center. Timeframes are broken into groups as follows: 
Thursday, Sept. 25 at 11 - 11:30 p.m.: Swing Shift Personnel from 19th
Maintenance Group and 19th Mission Support Group 
Friday, Sept. 26 at 6 - 6:30 a.m.: 19th Maintenance Group and 19th Medical Group
Friday, Sept. 26 at 11- 11:30 a.m.: 19th Operations Group and Wing Staff Agencies
Friday, Sept. 26 at 2 - 2:30 p.m.: 19th Mission Support Group

Drug Takeback event is Sept. 27
The Drug Enforcement Agency is conducting a Drug Takeback Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Little Rock Air Force Base main Exchange lobby. Please bring your unused or expired mediation to the 19th Medical Group staff for safe disposal. If you miss the Drug Takeback, a 24/7 year-round drop box is available at the Jacksonville Police Department. For more information visit, 
New rates at inn Oct. 1

The Razorback Inn will be initiating new room rates effective Oct. 1, 2014. The rates are as follows: 
Visiting Quarters  - $60/night
Temporary Lodging Facility - $63/night
Distinguished Visiting Quarters - $69/night
Large Distinguished Visiting Quarters - $75/night

For more information, contact the Razorback Inn at (501) 987-6200. 

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