Friday, November 20, 2015

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Base tree-lighting ceremony
The Chapel and the Airman & Family Readiness Center host the base holiday tree lighting ceremony and Winter Wonderland party Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. at the Walters Community Support Center. The event features children’s activities, refreshments, holiday crafts, storytelling with Mrs. Claus and pictures with Santa Claus.

Relative adoption class
The Airman & Family Readiness Center sponsors a relative adoption class from Dec. 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Walters Community Support Center. Call 987-2667 to register.

Firing range off limits 
The 19th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms firing range complex and surrounding area are off limits to all unauthorized personnel. Those requiring access to the range area must contact the range office located at Bldg. 1389 for permission. For more information, call Combat Arms at 987-1350 or 987-1351. 

Hunting season safety
Hunting season in Arkansas runs through Feb. 29 and everyone is reminded to wear bright orange or red clothing during activities in any wooded area.

2016 AFIT Call for Nominations
This year, there are four AY16 allocations available for the Enlisted to Air Force Institute of Technology Advanced Academic Degree program. Applicants must meet all qualification criteria as outlined in the application instructions from AFIT.  For more information and instructions, go to: or you can contact Master Sgt. Bryan Williamson:

Booster Club Opportunity
Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the LRAFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program. During peak holiday seasons, the LRAFB Exchange sets up tables and provides supplies that community volunteer groups can use to wrap gifts in exchange for donations. Interested organizations can contact the Base Exchange at 501-988-1180 for information on scheduling a time to participate.

“Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” 
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making holiday wishes come true for military shoppers by picking up the tab on their Military Star card up to $8,200 with the “Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” sweepstakes. From Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, shoppers will be automatically entered in the worldwide sweepstakes each time they use their Military Star card to pay for purchases at the Little Rock AFB Exchange or on Each transaction counts as one entry.  Three grand-prize winners will receive their Military Star card bill paid in full up to $8,200 with a minimum prize of $2,500. Ten second-prize winners will be awarded a $1,000 credit on their Military Star card statement, while 25 third-place winners will earn a $500 credit. Winners with a balance less than their prize amount will receive a credit on their account. “With this sweepstakes, the Exchange is making dreams come true and changing lives,” said General Manager, Al Fuentes. “Just one swipe of a Military Star card is all it takes to enter.”  Winners of the “Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” sweepstakes will be announced on or about Jan. 30.

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