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Default Air Force Logo RED CROSS
The American Red Cross supports and supplements activities of the military affecting the health, welfare, and morale of service members and their families. Services offered include: Emergency financial assistance: The Red Cross, in partnership with the military aid societies, provides access to interest-free loans and grants to military and their
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Default Air Force Logo ON-BASE EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS
U.S. Civil Service Spouses coming to Mildenhall on their sponsor's orders may apply for Civil Service position before they arrive. However for their self-nomination to be considered they must list a PCS address local to RAF Mildenhall. In other words, they must already have an established Post Office Box. When applying for civil service (GS/WG)
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Default Air Force Logo AF announces RIF board eligibility
The Air Force will convene an officer reduction in force board June 11 here at the Air Force Personnel Center. All eligible officers should have received an Officer Pre-selection Brief around Feb. 15. Officers are responsible for reviewing their records for accuracy and ensuring information within their records are up-to-date. The Air Force
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Default Air Force Logo Off base employment in the UK
Searching for a job in an overseas assignment is different from a job search in the US. Since the base is situated in a rural setting, there is not as much industry as you may find in more populated areas. This area in the UK also does not have the same salary scale that you are familiar with in the US. You will need a National Insurance Number
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Default Air Force Logo Need to know items
Calling England: England is 5 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time in the US. When dialing a commercial number from the US you will dial 011, then the country code-44, a 4 digit area code-xxxx, and then the six digit number-xxx-xxx. If you see a five-digit area code with a 0 as the first number you will drop the zero and just use the last four
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Default Air Force Logo Medical services
Medical and Tricare Services The 48th Medical Group plays a key role as the military referral center for the United Kingdom and beyond. Its focus is to provide customers with local service whenever possible. The group also offers several surgical procedures performed nowhere else in USAFE. The medical group provides care for approx 30,000
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Default Air Force Logo Lodging and housing
Lodging Office There are 68 temporary lodging facility (TLF) units at RAF Mildenhall. The TLFs are equipped for a family of four and include a modern kitchenette with microwave, cooking and eating utensils, color television (cable TV), DVD and laundry facilities. Some rooms are pet friendly so let your sponsor know if you wish to have one of these
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Default Air Force Logo Local Community
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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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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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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