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Air base births new airlift unit

913th to have 850 personnel

Posted: July 13, 2014 at 3:18 a.m.

A C-130J flies over C-130H planes at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville in this file photo. A new Air Force Reserve unit, the 913th Airlift Group, will be activated at the base today and will add personnel and aircraft, possibly including 10 of the J-model aircraft.

The activation of a unit at the Little Rock Air Force Base today will bolster the presence of the Air Force Reserve on base and draw more airmen and aircraft to central Arkansas, according to Reserve officials.

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