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To enhance club membership, Air Force Clubs is rolling out a new member portal to provide a tailored app, real-time event notifications, club specials, digital ID club card with a print option and dues payment options. To learn more, visit www.myairforcelife.com. Officials urge retirees to transition club membership to virtual portal
For many Air Force retirees, a club membership is one way to stay connected to the service they love. Air Force Services Activity officials are encouraging retirees to activate their new Air Force Club Member Portal accounts before losing that connection.
0 6/05
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Arwa Cavendar, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, provides a pre-ceremony inspection prior to the Madingley Memorial Day Ceremony May 29, 2017, at Madingley Memorial Cemetery in Cambridge, England. The event included a wreath laying, fly overs and a firing of volleys. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening) U.S. Service members honor the fallen during Madingley Memorial Day Ceremony

0 5/29
2017
An F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, prepares for the first sortie  of the day at Rovaniemi Air Base, Finland, May 25, in support of Arctic Challenge 2017. Continued, realistic interoperability exercises, such as ACE 17, allow the U.S., allies and partner nations to build their aerial expertise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Abby L. Finkel) Airmen of the world meet at Arctic Challenge 2017
For the past week, Airmen from 11 separate nations have been meeting in the skies over Sweden, Finland and Norway. Now in its third iteration, Arctic Challenge is the largest European air exercise of the year, seeing more than 100 aircraft and 1,000 service members participate over a period of two weeks. The goal of the exercise is increasing interoperability between the air forces of NATO and partner countries when conducting large-scale operations. The exercise scenarios are based on a mandate from the United Nations to project a multinational stabilization force should it be needed.
0 5/26
2017
A Royal Air Force A330 Voyager transfers fuel to a Royal Air Force Typhoon during the European Tanker Symposium May 11, 2017, over England.  The Voyager uses a hose-and-drogue air refueling system to refuel the Typhoon. The purpose of the flight was to evaluate the mixed tanker formation at the same departure with two different countries.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Milano) Air Forces unite at European Tanker Symposium

0 5/24
2017
Master Sgt. (retired) Dewey Christopher, 100th Bombardment Group veteran and former B-17 crew chief, poses for a photograph May 10, 2017, in the old air traffic control tower at Parham Airfield Museum, England. Christopher and other 100th BG veterans, along with their families and other members of the 100th BG Foundation, joined 100th Air Refueling Wing members on a heritage trail visit of former World War II bases in East Anglia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) 100th BG veterans, families revisit 100th ARW heritage
History and heritage joined forces May 8 to 13 at RAF Mildenhall when veterans, children of veterans, and other family members of the 100th Bombardment Group Foundation visited RAF Mildenhall. Their trip also included visits to many former World War II bases and airfields around East Anglia, including Thorpe Abbots – home of the 100th Bomb Group.
0 5/24
2017
Lt Col. Robert “Rosie” Rosenthal was a legendary pilot who was assigned to the 418th Bomb Squadron from September 1943 to September 1944 at Thorpe Abbots, England. Rosie flew 52 missions, rather than the average 25. Rosenthal is part of the 100th Air Refueling Wing heritage as the 100th Operations Group auditorium was renamed the “Rosenthal Auditorium” in May 2012. The pilot’s son, Dan, visited RAF Mildenhall and former World War II bases in East Anglia May 8 to 13 during a visit from members of the 100th Bomb Group Foundation. (Photo courtesy of the 100th Bombardment Group Foundation website, Ernest Havecker, Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) Legacy of heroes: Son of ‘Rosie’ Rosenthal shares father’s war stories
Lt. Col. Robert “Rosie” Rosenthal is one of the most well-known pilots from the 100th Bombardment Group, famous for flying many more missions than most, taking care of his men and leading “Rosie’s Riveters.” The many awards he earned include the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star with Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross (both American and British), Purple Heart with Cluster and the Croix de Guerre.
0 5/23
2017
An F-15E Strike Eagle from RAF Lakenheath, England, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker May 19, 2017. The KC-135 is assigned to RAF Mildenhall, England. Both aircraft are on their way to support Arctic Challenge 2017, a multinational exercise encompassing 11 nations and more than 100 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David Dobrydney) Mildenhall, Lakenheath aircraft on way to Arctic Challenge
An F-15E Strike Eagle from RAF Lakenheath, England, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker May 19, 2017. The KC-135 is assigned to RAF Mildenhall, England. Both aircraft are on their way to support Arctic Challenge 2017, a multinational exercise encompassing 11 nations and more than 100 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David
0 5/22
2017
RAF Mildenhall is supporting the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign from April 7 to May 19, 2017. The campaign focuses on raising funds for four affiliate Air Force charities: the Air Force Aid Society, the Air Force Enlisted Village, the Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation and the LeMay Foundation. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Milano) AFAF helps Airmen, families in times of need
All Airmen face difficult times at some point in their lives. Fortunately they have the support of foundations which are made possible by donations from their fellow Airmen.
0 5/17
2017
Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, granddaughter of Gen. James Harold “Jimmy” Doolittle, American aviation pioneer and retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Army Air Corps, signs a photo of her grandfather and some of his crew during a visit to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron Heritage Hub. On April 18, 1942, then-Lt. Col. Doolittle led the daylight air raid on Tokyo after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. His crew on that mission became known as the “Doolittle Raiders.” Hoppes visited RAF Mildenhall along with former World War II bases in East Anglia during the 100th Bomb Group Foundation visit to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the 100th Bomb Group. During World War II, six of the 16 Doolittle Raiders’ crew were from the 95th Bomb Squadron. The 95th BS was redesignated the 95th RS in 1982. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) Granddaughter of Gen. James “Jimmy” Doolittle visits 95th RS
Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, granddaughter of Gen. James Harold “Jimmy” Doolittle, American aviation pioneer and retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Army Air Corps, signs a photo of her grandfather and some of his crew during a visit to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron Heritage Hub. On April 18, 1942, then-Lt. Col. Doolittle led the daylight air raid
0 5/16
2017
Veterans of the 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy), Master Sgt. (retired) Dewey Christopher, center, and Staff Sgt (retired) Joe Urice, right, prepare to lay a wreath May 10, 2017, at Parham Airfield Museum, Framlingham, Suffolk. The 100th Bomb Group veterans visited England with family members and others from the 100th BG Foundation as part of the 100th anniversary of the 100th BG and 25th anniversary of the 100th Air Refueling Wing and toured former East Anglian World War II bases including Thorpe Abbots, Horham and Rattlesden. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) 100th Bomb Group veterans visit RAF Mildenhall, former World War II bases
Veterans of the 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy), Master Sgt. (retired) Dewey Christopher, center, and Staff Sgt (retired) Joe Urice, right, prepare to lay a wreath May 10, 2017, at Parham Airfield Museum, Framlingham, Suffolk. The 100th Bomb Group veterans visited England with family members and others from the 100th BG Foundation as part of the
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2017
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