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The history of British Summer Time
Don't forget to Change your clocks this weekend and "Spring Forward" one hour on Sunday March 25 at 1 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time It has been 100 years since British Summer Time was first proposed. But why change the clocks, which way and whose idea was it? History of legal time in Britain Before the railways, local mean time was the time kept by
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2007
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Gary Rogers) RAF Mildenhall AFSO21 coverage
Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century is about making improvements. It's about a culture change and a new way of doing business to enhance our ability to fly and fight. These changes involve eliminating waste and implementing continuous improvement efforts to save resources while improving the productivity of our most valuable resources,
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2007
John Craven, an archeologist for Suffolk County Council, lifts the remains of a human skeleton from the earth Wednesday, March 14, for further study at the company's home office. The skeleton was found during an excavation of land at RAF Mildenhall's Beck Row base housing where new construction is planned. The remains were estimated on site to be of 1st century A.D. Roman descent between 1,900 and 2,000 years old. Mr. Craven has been working for Suffolk County for 14 years and has worked to preserve human remains on several occasions.
(Air Force photo by: Tech. Sgt. Tracy L. DeMarco)
Digging up bones -- Archeologists discover human remains
As the archeological team from Suffolk County Council was in the middle of a routine dig in the RAF Mildenhall housing area in Beck Row March 12, they knew they'd stumbled across an interesting find when a shovel hit something solid. "Something solid" turned out to be the skull of a human skeleton -- thought to be almost 2,000 years old. After just
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Base chapel slated for renovations
The 100th Air Refueling Wing Chapel is getting ready for nine months of renovations, which will result in a more updated and welcoming place of worship and meeting. Renovations get underway in April and the chapel offices will move March 26. The main office will relocate to Building 233, on the top floor above the Ministry of Defence Police, behind
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Unauthorized Web use has severe consequences
The 100th Communications Squadron is continuing to crack down on unauthorized Web access after a recent string of violations. "It's a priority right now because there has been such an increase in activities since the holidays," said Tech. Sgt. Matthew Mullen, 100th CS. "That was a really busy time for us. We were catching people once a day. It has
0 3/15
2007
Default Air Force Logo Senior master sergeant promotion list released
Congratulations are in order for the following RAF Mildenhall personnel who have been selected for promotion to the rank of senior master sergeant. Jesus Delarosa Gerald Hires Charles Brown III Michael Windsor Jeanne Vogt Larry Lewis George Anthony Patrick Combs Lisa Friend Christopher Rhoney Michael Hogan Paul Baranoski Robert Hibbs David Holmes
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 12 majors selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel
Congratulations are in order for the following RAF Mildenhall personnel who have been selected for promotion to the rank of lieutenant colonel.Lea Kirkwood Thomas Konicki  Darrell Judy  David Valentine  John Franklin  Stephen Hoffman Michael Kitching  Mark Ahrens  Patrick Wolfe  Charles Plummer  Keith Welch  Christopher Keeton  
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Questions about British Schools Answered!
If you are considering sending your child to a British school, here are some frequently asked questions that will help your decision-making. How do I find information on British schools? Education is a service provided by the County Councils in England. Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire all have comprehensive websites which include a whole
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Responsible Pets Ownership…. Points to be made
Before Buying or Adopting: - Never obtain a pet on impulse - it is a long term commitment. We're responsible for every living creature that we take on, whether child or animal. - Get advice on what's involved prior to buying/adopting. Some pets change hands six or seven times because the novelty of owning them wears off quickly. - Think about your
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2007
Default Air Force Logo BRINGING YOUR PET INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM
The quarantine regulations that have been place here for seventy years say that all mammals coming into the UK must be quarantined for six months. But a recent adjustment to those laws now makes it possible for cats and dogs to be brought into the UK with little or no quarantine incarceration, if they have been prepared for entry according to the
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2007
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