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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
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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
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2007
Paul Murfitt, a Ministry of Defence employee in the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron, vents air from the automatic valve on the filter equipment he built to recycle JP-8. The filter can recycle the fuel so it can be made into heating oil. This gives a saving of $4 per gallon ($2 to buy it and $2 to dispose of it) for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) 'Give me $20,000 and I will save you $200,000 ...'
With his dreadlocks and guitar, he may not look quite like the mad scientist from the 'Back to the Future' movies, but Paul Murfitt, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron Liquid Fuels Maintenance, has his own invention that he's built and put into practice. His ideas and hard work have already saved the Air Force around $100,000 - and are set to save a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo HAZARDOUS RECALL- Cannondale Mountain Bicycles Lefty Speed SL and DLR forks
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Cannondale Bicycle Corp., Bethel, Conn. voluntarily recalling the following Mountain Bicycles Lefty Speed SL and DLR forks. Consumers should stop using bicycles with recalled forks immediately. Name of product: Mountain Bicycles with Lefty Speed SL and Lefty Speed DLR Forks Units:
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Rivet Joints gather intelligence for war fighters
A crew from the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron flew a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with crewmembers from every operational Rivet Joint Squadron in the Air Force. The flight included crew members from Kadena Air Base, Japan; RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom; and Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. "This mission showed our
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2007
(U.S. Air Force photo) RAF commander looks forward to new challenges at U.S. base
Keen half-marathon runner and Formula One motor racing fan, Squadron Leader Rick Fryer, from Eccles, Lancashire, is the new Royal Air Force station commander at RAF Mildenhall. Prior to arriving here, the base's 38th station commander was stationed at RAF Brampton/Wyton as Squadron Leader Operations and Officer Commanding Force Development
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Col. Eden J. Murrie speaks to members of Team Mildenhall during the 100th Air Refueling Wing change of command ceremony in Hangar 814, June 22 at 10 a.m. Colonel Murrie comes to RAF Mildenhall from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Teresa Hawkins) Murrie takes command of 100th ARW
Col. Eden J. Murrie assumed command of the 100th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Michael S. Stough during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 814, June 22. Colonel Murrie comes to RAF Mildenhall from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium. Colonel Stough departs RAF Mildenhall to become the Chief, Global Mobility Division, HQ USAF,
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Default Air Force Logo Annual water report released
The water is suitable to drink for the general communityIntroduction Air Force Instruction 48-144, Safe Drinking Water Surveillance Program, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) require all community water systems provide to their consumers an annual water quality report. This report will help you understand where your
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2007
Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22, of Macon, Ga., died June 23, in Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol. Airman Nathan was a member of the 48th Security Forces Squadron deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Memorial Service for Lakenheath Airman slated for Friday
A memorial service at RAF Lakenheath will be held for Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22, of Macon, Ga., at 10 a.m. Friday in Hangar 6, RAF Lakenheath. All members of Team Mildenhall are welcome to attend the service. Airman Nathan was selected for promotion Below-the-Zone to senior airman Friday, the day prior to his death. He will be
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Match winner Darren Odey, goes past Marc Allen as the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron defeated the 727tth Air Mobility Squadron 3-2 in the intramural soccer championship at the Northside gym, June 22. (Air Force photo by Airman Brad Smith) Last minute goal seals championship game for 100th CES
Darren Odey scored in the last minute to give the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron a narrow 3-2 victory over the 727th Air Mobility Squadron in the intramural soccer championship at the Northside gym, June 22. CE fielded a team with only one player under the age of 30; one could be mistaken for watching Masters Football on TV. Nevertheless, they got
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2007
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