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Bob Burnes, a senior airman and helicopter crew chief in the 352nd Maintenance Squadron support section at RAF Mildenhall, is the only American riding in mountain-X competitions around the United Kingdom, and was ranked fourth in the UK in 2006. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John Van Pelt). 352nd MXS crew chief competes in mountain-X challenges
Hearts pound in the riders' chests and all eyes are on the starting lights as they flash first red, then yellow then green. The gate hisses as it raises into the starting position, to the sound of, "Riders ready ... watch the gate." Beep ... beep ... beeeeep! Crashing down, the gate drops sharply like a drawbridge, signaling the race has begun. In
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month and African-American History Month and events are planned to raise awareness of both. Black History Month is one of the seven federally-mandated events held every year, and African-American History Month started in 1926 as a way of celebrating black history, said Capt. Michael Epper, 100th Air Refueling Wing Military
0 2/01
2007
Tech. Sgt. Gregory James, 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron, RAF Alconbury, gives a goodbye hug to sons Dalen, 10, and Tamner, 7, at the passenger terminal Tuesday, before leaving on a deployment to Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) More than 350 Airmen depart RAF Mildenhall for Southwest Asia
More than 350 Airmen from across the Air Force, including about 80 from RAF Mildenhall, deployed Jan. 23 as part of Air and Space Expeditionary Force 5 and 6. There are already more than 400 Airmen from RAF Mildenhall deployed to different locations in support of the war on terrorism, said Capt. Rashaan Smith of the 100th Logistics Readiness
0 1/29
2007
Gen. Henry H. Arnold. (U.S. Air Force photo) Application deadline for 2007-2008 AFAS General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is March 9
Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals. In recent years, the Society's emphasis has been on direct funding of new initiatives that provide greater value to Air Force families. The centerpiece of the Society's education initiatives
0 1/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo Annual Military Marriage Conference slated March 2 to 4
Couples from across England will gather at the Crowne Plaza Cambridge March 2 to 4 for a Romance and Reintegration Military Marriage Conference. In the past, couples have attended from every Air Force base in the U.K. This annual Military Marriage Conference is sponsored by the RAFs Mildenhall and Lakenheath chapel communities. The chapels help
0 1/18
2007
Command Chief Master Sgt. Mike Warner discusses Airmen, readiness and taking care of families during an interview at the 100th Air Refeuling Wing Headquarters Jan. 16, 2007. Command Chief shares insight, perspectives
The Marauder staff sat down Wednesday with new Command Chief Master Sgt. Mike Warner, 100th Air Refueling Wing, to discuss the Air Force, today's Airmen and his personal philosophies. The following is a transcript of the interview.Marauder: As the new command chief here, what are your top priorities? Chief Warner: My priorities are to focus and
0 1/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo 100th ARW Public Affairs office merges with 100th CS Multimedia
The Air Force is changing the way it communicates with its Airmen and the rest of the world by merging base multimedia and public affairs shops. The service-wide merger will allow the Air Force to communicate better and is scheduled to become effective Oct. 1, though the offices here have already made the move. "I think it will benefit the Air
0 1/12
2007
RAF Mildenhall's base magazine "Marauder" will become a Web-based publication March 2. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Gary Rogers) Marauder to go Web based March 2
Beginning March 2, news about the people and mission at RAF Mildenhall will be just a click away. As the Air Force continues to use technology to become more efficient, the 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Office is preparing to make the leap from a weekly magazine to an entirely web-based product that allows people to access information
0 1/12
2007
Default Air Force Logo Skip paying road tax, face big fines
In the United Kingdom any vehicle used or kept on a public road is legally required to display a valid vehicle license (also known as a tax disc, car tax or road tax). Displaying a current tax disc shows that drivers have fulfilled their legal obligations, including paying his or her vehicle excise duty. The disc must be displayed on the left side
0 12/07
2006
Default Air Force Logo RAFM supports Riga Summit
Heads of government and state of the 26 NATO countries descended on Latvia for the Riga Summit Nov. 28 and 29. While at the summit, the leaders discussed among other things, operations in Afghanistan. Getting the leaders and their staffs to the right place on time and providing support and security can take a huge amount of coordination,
0 12/07
2006
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