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RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Members from the 100th Security Forces Squadron perform flag detail during a Retreat ceremony May 18 at the flag pole in front of the 16th Air Force Headquarters building here. The 100th SFS personnel performed the ceremony during National Police Week, which ran May 14 to May 20, in honor of fallen police officers. Ministry of Defence police also attended the ceremony.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tyrona Pearsall) 100th Security Forces Squadron celebrates National Police Week

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Brig. Gen. Robert Steele, right, 48th Fighter Wing commander, presents Janina Fischler-Martinho, left, a survivor of the Holocaust, with an appreciation award at this year’s Holocaust remembrance luncheon at RAF Mildenhall May 3. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cecil McCloud) Holocaust survivor pays tribute to lost family
Small and frail looking, this year’s speaker at the Holocaust remembrance luncheon held at the Galaxy Club here May 3, spoke plainly, with strength and conviction, about her experiences as a survivor and eyewitness. Speaking softly and clearly with a slight accent revealing her upbringing in Krakow, Poland, Janina Fischler-Martinho recounted the
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Default Air Force Logo Hennings elected to College Football Hall of Fame
Former Air Force great Chad Hennings received one of the highest honors a college football player can earn May 16. He was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame.Hennings is one of 13 players and two coaches to be selected to the hall of fame from a ballot of 77 candidates and a pool of hundreds of eligible nominees, according to Ron
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Default Air Force Logo Behind-the-scenes work continues as air show set to begin
One of the world’s premier air shows gets underway May 16, but military organizers have been working behind the scenes for several months to ensure a successful display of U.S. military aviation at the 2006 Berlin Air Show.Initial groundwork began two years ago when the previous Berlin Air Show ended. The pace quickened in January to coordinate the
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Default Air Force Logo Thunderbirds perform 4,000th show
The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, performed their 4,000th air show May 13 at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. The show was the team's 14th of the 2006 season.“We perform about 70 air shows throughout the year, representing the 530,000 men and women in our Air Force,” said Lt. Col. Kevin Robbins, Thunderbirds
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Default Air Force Logo DOD, Congress making progress on Tricare changes
The Defense Department, working hard with Congress for the past several months, has reached some conclusions about how the fee system for military health care should be changed, a top DOD official said here May 11."It's universally agreed that there is a serious issue, a serious problem, with the growing health care costs within the Department of
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Default Air Force Logo Smart Operations 21 office formed at Pentagon
In February, Air Force leaders created a new program office at the Pentagon that will take the lead in optimizing the way the Air Force conducts its mission.The Air Force Smart Operations 21 office, created in response to an initiative by Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, will look at process improvement across the service.The new office
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Default Air Force Logo Third Air Force inactivates
Headquarters 3rd Air Force inactivated today during a ceremony here as part of a larger U.S. Strategic Theater Transformation.Although 3rd Air Force was inactivated, the Air Force will leave a general officer in country. Maj. Gen. Paul Fletcher will remain at Royal Air Force Mildenhall as U.S. European Command’s senior representative to the British
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Default Air Force Logo Missing Airman’s body found
The body found in a Freckenham field four miles from this tanker base was that of missing Master Sgt. Bernard Huggins, 100th Air Refueling Wing officials said.Found Nov. 18, the sergeant was last seen Nov. 12. He was reported missing Nov. 14 when he did not show up for work.Wing commander Col. Michael S. Stough said base officials had been “deeply
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Default Air Force Logo Mildenhall mourns sergeant’s death
Master Sgt. Bernard Huggins was what people in the Air Force call a “fast burner.”In the military for 14 years, the flightline expeditor with the 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was promoted in July -- fairly early at age 33.Sergeant Huggins, who was from Manning, S.C., was found dead Nov. 18 in a field near Freckenham, just a few miles from
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