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Instructors & SMEs (ATS)
CBT Specialists (ATS)
Simulator Technicians (ATS)
Ground Controllers (ATS)
Software Engineers (ATS)
CBT Specialists (JMATS)
DELAWARE RESOURCE GROUP
Training Coordinators (ATS)
Training Coordinators (JMATS)
Simulator Technicians (JMATS)
Kay & Associates
Below you can see an approximation of the percentage of represented employees in the Local Lodge from each company.
The 463 Airlift Wing has an honored military record going back to flying C-47 aircraft during the darkest days of World War II. The first wing to operate C-130 aircraft was the 463 TAW at Ardmore Oklahoma in the early 50s. At the time this Local Lodge was chartered, the 463 Air Lift Wing was located at Little Rock Air Force Base and the 127 chartering Members chose the Lodge Number 463 in honor of them.
Today, this Local Union represents over 200 members that are employed by Lockheed Martin, Delaware Resource Group, Nova Technologies, Kay & Associates and CAE USA at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Arkansas. As a team, we educate over 2000 students annually from not just the United States but from nations around the globe. Our members develop, create, maintain and distribute C-130 aircrew and maintenance courseware and provide superior aircrew instruction and refresher training to Air Force and Marine students. We also maintain the simulators utilized during training and provide mechanical and repair services for the C-130J aircraft. Our support people keep behind the scenes tasks and functions flowing seamlessly. We are the flagship in training facilities for ATS contracts.
This website includes information concerning IAMAW (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers) Local Lodge 463 and the Brothers and Sisters that make up the Lodge. Links are provided to the IAMAW Grand Lodge web page and to other labor organizations from this site. Concerted effort is made to keep this site updated with current and timely information that affects our membership.
Instructors, CBT Specialists, CSAs, Simulator Technicians
Simulator Technicians, Training Coordinators & Librarians
CBT Specialists, CSAs, Librarians
BONI JO BOSER
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The Local Lodge would like to thank everyone who donated to the Pet Food Drive we had in partnership with the Jacksonville Animal Shelter. For three weeks, Members contributed to boxes set out in each of the buildings that Members worked in. Friday, August 5th was the last collection day. In total, the Lodge collected Read more about Local Lodge Partners with Jacksonville Animal Shelter for Pet Food Drive[…]
Local Lodge President, Chris Carr, presented the Lodge’s 2022 recipient of the Local Lodge Scholarship, John Bruchhagen, with a check for $1500 on Thursday outside of the C-130 Center of Excellence building. John is the step son of Brother Trent Acord. John graduated from Maumelle Middle School with many accolades and achievements, including a perfect Read more about Local Lodge Scholarship Awarded[…]
Local Lodge Members participated this past Saturday, May 21, in the Knights of Columbus Memorial Golf Tournament at the Hickory Creek Golf Course. Local Lodge 463 had sponsored two teams to enter. The team of Mark Oliver and Mark Glavin won 1st Place in the Championship Flight. The team of Local Lodge President, Chris Carr Read more about Members Participate in Memorial Golf Tournament; and WIN.[…]
Our Local Lodge is sponsoring two two-person scramble teams (so that’s 4 individuals), for the Knights of Columbus Memorial Golf Tournament being held on May 21st at the Hickory Creek Golf Course. If you are interested in playing, please email your Vice President, Lester Cossey at: email@example.com Preference will be given on a first-come basis Read more about Lodge Sponsors Local Golf Tournament[…]
The 2022 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications and has added a new program which will allow entrants the option to apply online. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. If you opt to apply via mail-in, the application packet must be postmarked by February Read more about 2022 IAM Scholarship Quickly Approaching (Feb 11th)[…]
(This article is a reprint from www.goiam.org) After a legal fight that lasted more than two years, the Machinists Union is proud that a group of former employees from Strategic Technology Institute (STI) will receive full back pay with interest and benefits after being unjustly fired for trying to join the IAM. The decision comes Read more about IAM Wins Backpay and Dignity for Employees of Strategic Technology Institute (STI)[…]
Sister Julie Snyder is spearheading a toy drive for the Union Rescue Mission Dorcas House. Toys were collected at the November Local Lodge Meeting — Thank you to all those Members who brought a toy donation! But, the Lodge is asking for help from those of you that didn’t make it to the meeting. Donation boxes have Read more about Toys for Dorcas House: Donation Boxes placed in each building.[…]
Black Friday = Shopping Deals! Cyber Monday = Get the best deals online! Giving Tuesday = It’s the latest trend in labeling days around the holiday season for a specific purpose. In the last few years the Tuesday following Thanksgiving has been deemed “Giving Tuesday” and serves as a day when people are reminded to, in Read more about Lodge gets head start to “Giving Tuesday”[…]
IAM Southern Territory General Vice President, Ricky Wallace, has issued a letter to all Local Lodges (and their members) concerning federal vaccine mandates, and the actions the IAM has been pursuing to validate the legality of such mandates. Please click on the link below to be taken to the 3-page PDF of the letter from Read more about IAM Southern Territory GVP Issues Letter to Lodges Concerning Vaccine Mandates[…]
This year’s Local Lodge 463 Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 4th at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock. The hotel is located next to Dickey Stephens Park. Festivities will begin at 6:00pm. Dinner will be served. There will be door prizes. And a discounted room rate will be available for that Read more about Save the Date: 2021 Christmas Party[…]
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