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Servicemembers from RAF Mildenhall stand at parade rest May 28 during the Leiston Memorial Event. U.S. military members were among many who took part to help honor and remember the men of the 357th Fighter Group who had been stationed at Leiston and flew P-51 Mustangs during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristi L. Elmer) Servicemen, civilians gather at memorial ceremonies

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Default Air Force Logo Mildenhall SFS Airmen train with Army soldiers
Through the eyes of Air Force Staff Sgt. David Brown, deployed from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., the mission of the security forces has changed since the beginning of the war in Iraq. After all, this is his eighth deployment since Operation Iraqi Freedom started. As a sign of things to come, Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces
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Default Air Force Logo 352nd MXS wins Air Force Effectiveness Award
The 352nd Maintenance Squadron earned the 2005 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award in the medium unit consolidated aircraft maintenance squadron category, designating them one of the best maintenance squadrons in the Air Force. While reaching the top flight in any endeavor is difficult, it took team and individual efforts of those assigned to
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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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