189th Airlift Wing Public Affairs is located on Little Rock AFB and provides support to AR National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, 189th Airlift Wing, AR National Guard State Public Affairs office, and the AR National Guard Marksmanship Training Unit as requested.
189 AW/PA provides support for:
- Time-critical official investigations, crisis response and other requests directly affecting the installation’s ability to perform its operational mission. Requests include alert documentation for evidentiary and decisional purposes, and assisting senior leaders with public and media interaction during emergencies and contingencies. These requests are fulfilled by the 189 AW/PA office solely for the 189 AW between 0700 - 1645.
- Combat readiness, wing-level or higher commander priorities and objectives, operational test and evaluation missions, and major command-directed support. Requests may include media engagements, command information coverage, or community relations engagements such as tours, speakers, statics, flyovers and base participation in off-base events on an as-available basis.
- Education and training, unit-level internal information, squadron-level and above official recognition programs and installation support.
To request public affairs support for the following, please fill out the AF 833 Multimedia Work Order and email it to our office at email@example.com.
Event Documentation. 189 AW/PA may document newsworthy or historical events (as determined by the chief of PA). Documentation of changes of command are limited to squadron-level and higher; documentation of promotions, appointments and retirements are limited to master sergeant and higher for enlisted and Lt. Col. and higher for officers. This documentation also includes live-streaming events.
Group Photos. Flight and above. One photo per commander tour. Requesting POC will be responsible for all logistics; PA will advise on location setup and formation style. Specific requests outside of a standard formation must be stated in the initial request. Members in formation photos must comply with uniform standards and reflect a professional military image.
Awards/Recognition Coverage. Coverage of awards is limited to award winners at the squadron level and above.
Self-Help Equipment. 19 AW/PA will provide self-help photography/video equipment for official requirements for which support is unavailable or for events, which organizers did not schedule support. Equipment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.