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Default Air Force Logo SecAF approves new evaluation forms and performance feedback worksheets
The Secretary of the Air Force has approved the new evaluation forms and performance feedback worksheets. In order to mitigate risk, a deliberate implementation timeline has been set with respect to each grade's promotion eligibility cut off dates. Evaluations with close-out dates on or after the implementation date for the respective grade will be
0 7/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo AAFES Expands Recall of “Soldier Bear” Toy Sets from Toy Century
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, is recalling additional Soldier Bear Toy Sets manufactured by Toy Century as listed below due to high levels of lead in the surface paints used on the toy action figures and animals. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately
0 7/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Mobility team answers call for critically injured Soldiers
What started out as a typical transport mission for Airmen of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, turned into to a life-saving effort for a critically injured Soldier where time was of the essence and there was no room for error. From C-17 and KC-135 support to medical evacuation teams - Airmen from across the area of responsibility immediately
0 7/12
2007
Despite the rain and bad weather, people stayed to watch the fireworks at the July 4 Independence Day celebrations at RAF Feltwell. The base was open to the general public and both British and American spent time enjoying the amusements, American food and a car show. (U.S. Air Force photo by airman Brad Smith) Rain doesn’t stop play at RAF Feltwell
Despite pouring rain from late afternoon to evening July 4, members of the local community, both British and American, flocked to RAF Feltwell for the Independence Day celebrations. In addition to carnival rides, there were amusements, children's games, pony rides, a variety of American food, and a car show. There was also a DJ in the evening.
0 7/10
2007
Staff Sgt. William MacArthur, right, 100th Operations Support Squadron Air Traffic Control Tower, explains the role and mission of the tower at RAF Mildenhall to members from a Royal Air Force regiment from RAF Marham, near King's Lynn, Norfolk, June 29. The RAF troops visited the base for force development training. They also visited the KC-135 flight simulator, saw a static display of a KC-135, and watched the base promotion ceremony take place, as well as taking part in team building activities at the professional devleopment center. The visit helped strengthen the close working relationship between the British RAF and the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) Team Mildenhall hosts RAF visit, helps strengthen military relationship
RAF Mildenhall played host to a British Royal Air Force regiment from RAF Marham, near King's Lynn, Norfolk, June 29 when 18 RAF troops visited the base. As part of their force development training, the RAF members spent the day seeing the comparisons between the British and U.S. military. They were given a mission briefing and history of RAF
0 7/10
2007
Default Air Force Logo Arts and Crafts complex brings facilities together
The Arts and Crafts Complex, housing many facilities under one roof, officially opened for business July 2.While the sports store, engraving shop and embroidery shop have already been open for some time, the facility is now home to the framing and wood shop as well. Opened by Col. Scott Brumbaugh, 100th Air Refueling wing vice commander, and Col.
0 7/09
2007
Mildenhall Marrauders celebrate after defeating Ramstein Rams 4-2 in the U. S. Air Forces in Europe Soccer Championships at RAF Alconbury, June 29. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeffrey Waits) Mildenhall Marauders win USAFE soccer championship
The Mildenhall Marauders defeated the Ramstein Rams 4-2 to take the U. S. Air Force Soccer Championships at RAF Alconbury, June 29. The base soccer team formed just three months ago and went into the championship on June 25 with just two warm-up matches. They got off to the worst possible start, with a goal down in the first five minutes against
0 7/06
2007
England introduced the smoke-free law July 1, making smoking against the law in nearly all 'enclosed' and 'substantially enclosed' public places and workplaces. Active duty U.S. Air Force members are already used to restrictions on smoking in government facilities due to the prohibitions described in Air Force Instruction 40-102, published June 3, 2002. However, smokers should be aware of the new law in England, which will result in a fine for anyone caught smoking in any of these places. (U.S. Air Force photo by: Tech. Sgt. Tracy L. DeMarco) England goes smokefree
It is now against the law to smoke inside places such as pubs, bars, nightclubs, cafes, restaurants and shopping centers due to the smokefree law introduced in England July 1. The law makes it illegal to smoke in most public places and also work centers that are considered 'enclosed' or 'substantially enclosed.' The initiative is aimed at
0 7/03
2007
Hayley Taylor, 7, and her brother, Dillon, 5, play on the slide in the newly-opened Heritage Park near the post office and outdoor recreation. Heritage Park officially opened July 3 and has a children's play area, gazebo and barbecue area (brick barbecues are yet to be built). The area is available for rent, both privately and by squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) Heritage Park opens for business
Children's play area, Heritage Park, located next to the running track and outdoor recreation, officially opened July 3. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it is open to all active-duty and retired military and their family members, Department of Defense and Ministry of Defence employees assigned to RAFs Mildenhall and Lakenheath. As well as
0 7/03
2007
As of May 23, foreign object damage checks have been removed at RAF Mildenhall unless vehicles or equipment, including personally-owned vehicles, have been driven off road. According to Air Force Occupational Safety and Health Standard 91-100, Chapter 6, para. 4.11, "When motor vehicles are operated on unpaved surfaces, rocks may become lodged between dual wheels and gravel may stick in the tire treads." (U.S. Air Force photo by: Tech. Sgt. Tracy L. DeMarco) AFSO21 initiative means FOD checks reduced
Just over a month and a half ago, the former 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, Col. Michael S. Stough, signed a new policy letter governing the flight line foreign object damage check procedures. The main change -- FOD checks are only required after a vehicle is operated on an unpaved surface. "At first, I was against the idea, but after
0 7/03
2007
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