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The United Kingdom (of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is made up of a group of islands lying off the northwest coast of mainland Europe. The largest islands in the group are Great Britain (which consists of England, Scotland and Wales) and Ireland (which consists of Northern Ireland, or Ulster and the Republic of Ireland or Eire). The Republic
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Driving in the UK
Driving in the United Kingdom will be your biggest challenge while stationed here. For most Americans, this is your first time driving on the other side of the road. Driving here is a challenge and requires complete concentration by the driver. Driver Training As a member of USAFE, you must have a USAFE permit to drive in the UK. To obtain this
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Legal office and claims
LEGAL OFFICE Walk-in legal assistance is available 2 to 4 p.m.; notaries and Powers of Attorney are available Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a walk-in basis. For legal assistance in the community contact can be made with the Legal Office and they can refer you to the Legal Services in the local community. They can also refer you with a list
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Default Air Force Logo In-processing procedures
After you have arrived and settled into your lodging/dorm, on you first "Duty day" your sponsor will escort you to the unit orderly room. You will begin unit in-processing, and be provided with the base in-processing "Fast Start" schedule to include Housing, Local Conditions Drivers Training, and Overseas Orientation briefings to name just a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Arranging entry to the United Kingdom
United Kingdom (UK) Visas Your losing Military Personnel Flight (MPF) will ensure that you and your family have the appropriate documents to enter the UK. The United Kingdom has immigration regulations that require visitors to the UK for more that 6 months to obtain entry clearance prior to traveling to the UK. While the rules exempt active duty
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Child and teen services and education
Child care centers are not as numerous here as they are in the United States. Therefore, locating child care can sometimes be a frustrating experience. To help parents meet their child care needs, a "Child Care Resource Guide" was developed and is available at the Child Development Center, Family Child Care Office and Airmen & Family Readiness
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Dispose of items properly whether trash or treasure
It's often said that one man's trash is another mans treasure, but sometimes you can have too much of a good thing - and when it's time to let it go, you've got to know where to get rid of it. While RAF Mildenhall has its own recycling center, there are certain things that cannot be accepted. Thankfully, there are several household waste recycling
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New survey aims to improve information delivery to Airmen
The Secretary of the Air Force Office of Communication at the Pentagon has launched a study to find out how Airmen want to get information about the Air Force. A randomly selected group of Airmen and Air Force civilian employees will receive an e-mail invitation from Brig Gen Erv Lessel, Air Force Director of Communication, asking them to complete
0 3/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Gas tanks tested, cleaned and back in action at RAF Mildenhall
After many gas stations around England were found to have their tanks contaminated with silicone, the question was raised as to whether gas stations on base also faced the same problem. Harvest Energy, a British company which supplies gasoline both to the economy and to U.S. bases in England, performed independent testing to determine if fuel at
0 3/09
2007
Master Sergeant Jeff Fenner, 100th Security Forces Squadron, prepares for convoy duty during his deployment to Iraq. Sergeant Fenner was recently presented the Bronze Star medal for his actions in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo) 100th SFS receives Bronze Star medal for actions in Iraq
Being in a convoy that was struck by a large improvised explosive device didn't phase Master Sergeant Jeff Fenner, 100th Security Forces Squadron, when he was deployed for six months in Iraq from January to June 2006. When the vehicle he was traveling behind was disabled, he suddenly became surrounded by wounded Airmen, including one with a head
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2007
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