Select a company below to access contracts and seniority lists for that company.
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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Congratulations to Benjamin Dickson, son of Sister Susan Dickson, who was chosen as the recipient of this year’s Local Lodge Scholarship. Benjamin is a graduate of Cabot High School where he was a member of the National Honor’s Society, and was heavily involved in learning the Automotive trade including mechanics and engineering. He plans on Read more about Scholarship Winner Announced[…]
Attention all IAM members who enjoy taking photos. The 2023 IAM Photography contest is now open, so get out your cameras or smartphones and start snapping some pics of your Union sisters and brothers. The official call letter and entry forms can be found here. Submit your pictures of IAM members in their workplace, union Read more about Enter the 2023 IAM Photo Contest[…]
Below, you will find a button-link to Bylaws changes that have been proposed by the Lodge’s Bylaws Committee. Current bylaws state: ARTICLE XVII, Section 4: “These bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting of the Local Lodge by approval of two thirds of the membership present at the meeting. Proposed amendments or changes shall Read more about Proposed Bylaws Changes: Official Posting for Review[…]
The Brothers & Sisters of our Local Lodge (and maybe a few non-union members too) really showed up and showed out for this years Toy Drive. When Sister Julie Snyder went around to collect the donation boxes from each building, she was quite overwhelmed at the out-pouring of generosity by our Members for this endeavor. Read more about Local Lodge Toy Drive OVERFLOWS Santa’s Sleigh[…]
This year’s Union Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Fassler Hall in downtown Little Rock. Fassler Hall is the restaurant we held the 2021 Summer Party at, across the street from the Bus Station and adjacent to The Dust Bowl bowling alley and entertainment center. The expected Read more about RSVP Now for 2022 Union Christmas Party[…]
At the October Local Lodge meeting, Members nominated individuals to serve as officers for the 2023-2025 term. Many offices had only one individual nominated, and thus that individual was elected by acclamation by those Members present at the meeting. The nominated (and elected) officers are as follows: President: Chris Carr (Elected by Acclamation) Vice President: Read more about Lodge Officer Nominations and Election[…]
The IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications for the 2023 year. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. Again, this year’s Scholarship Program will be fully accessible on goiam.org. Additionally, the IAM has a vocational-technical two-year scholarship available to members and their children. Please Read more about Apply for the 2023 IAM Scholarship Competition[…]
The IAM Southern Territory has partnered with Guide Dogs of America to raise money for the organization with the 31 Guns in 31 Days of October Raffle. That’s right – during the month of October, the IAM Southern Territory will be giving away A GUN A DAY. Raffle tickets for these 31 drawings are currently Read more about 31 Guns in 31 Days: Raffle Tickets on Sale Benefiting Guide Dogs of America[…]
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[…]
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