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Default Air Force Logo The times that try men’s souls
Staff Sgt. Lori Sears quietly reached up and wiped the tears from her eyes as more than 150 people observed a moment of silence during RAF Mildenhall's 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Monday. It was a sentiment shared by many. The sergeant, with the 21st Special Operations Squadron, said she came to the ceremony at Remembrance Park to honor the lives of
0 9/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo An ACE in the hole
A program here helps improve the quality of life for Airmen by providing them with a place to gather and socialize. "Airmen Committed to Excellence has been established as a forum for motivated Airmen to interact, volunteer and participate in activities," said Airman 1st Class Rebekah Auld, 727th Air Mobility Squadron senior mission movement
0 9/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo Childseat laws keep children safe, secure
Due to recent changes in British law, all children age 12 and younger, or less than 135 centimeters tall (about 4 feet 5 inches), must now be properly restrained in a suitable child car seat or booster seat. According to the law, which went into effect Monday, adult seatbelts are no longer considered a safe restraint for young children. All car
0 9/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo Education is key to keeping pets happy and healthy
A new animal welfare officer here wants to help pet owners through education while they are stationed in England. Yve Chadwick, 48th Mission Support Squadron animal welfare officer employed by the Ministry of Defence, said the animal welfare office is responsible for RAFs Mildenhall, Lakenheath and Feltwell, and helps protect pets by helping owners
0 8/25
2006
Default Air Force Logo Airport security restrictions tighten
With summer drawing to a close, a long weekend right around the corner, and the promise of school starting soon, many people here may decide to take one last trip before settling into a routine. Anyone traveling should keep in mind that security measures have recently increased, and should prepare accordingly. Each passenger will now be permitted
0 8/25
2006
Default Air Force Logo Open Skies Treaty builds trust among nations
RAF Mildenhall plays a critical role in the Treaty on Open Skies by acting as a gateway to the Eastern hemisphere. The Treaty helps build trust between countries by opening their borders to another country's observation aircraft. Personnel on the aircraft take photos to ensure countries don't have a larger-than-normal troop build-up. An abnormal
0 8/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo RAF Mildenhall airfield earns high marks during inspection
RAF Mildenhall Airmen recently proved they are among the best in the Air Force when they scored an "Outstanding" rating from a U.S. Air Forces in Europe inspection team during a recent air-traffic system evaluation program inspection. An ATSEP is like a unit-compliance inspection or an operational-readiness inspection tailored specifically to test
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2006
An Airman simulates being killed by sarin gas during a weapon of mass destruction exercise Aug. 15 at RAF Mildenhall. The base-wide exercise tested the base's ability to respond to a WMD attack in cooperation with local British emergency services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clark Staehle) Weapons of mass destruction exercise tests Mildenhall's teamwork with local community
An exercise Aug. 15 tested RAF Mildenhall's ability to interact with local civilian emergency officials in the event of a weapons of mass destruction attack. The exercise was a joint training effort with the England's local fire, emergency and police departments, said Master Sgt. AbuBaqr Rasool, 100th Air Refueling Wing superintendent of wing
0 8/21
2006
Airman 1st Class Kevin Screen, 488th Intelligence Squadron, prepares his harness for training. The harness ensures he will remain safe while climbing in an emergency.
Members of the 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron, Kapaun Air Base, Germany, provided the training to 10 Airmen from the 488th IS Aug. 1 through 3. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clark Staehle) Ten 488th IS Airmen 'hang around' during climbing certification
A squadron from Germany who teaches tower rescue training and climbing certification to Air Force units across Europe recently gave a few pointers to Team Mildenhall's 488th Intelligence Squadron. "This training will give them the ability to help if someone gets stuck or there's an injury on a tower," said Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bayne, 488th
0 8/21
2006
Senior Master Sgt. Jude Hebert, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron material maintenance flight superintendent, reviews a value-stream map. The map allows leadership to easily identify and eliminate non-value-added processes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clark Staehle) AFSO 21 breathes new life into old system
The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron has streamlined the way its receiving shop does business. Using Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, the material maintenance flight began assembling a team from the traffic management, vehicle operations and supply offices here. The material maintenance flight is responsible for receiving cargo
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2006
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