Team Mildenhall celebrates Air Force’s 69th birthday

Royal Air Force Group Captain Richard Davies, left, RAF Marham Station Commander, and U.S. Air Force Airman Dylan Aubrey, 100th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, cut a cake during the Air Force Ball as part of opening of the ceremony Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Individuals chosen to cut the cake are traditionally those with the least and the greatest amount of time in service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)

Royal Air Force Group Captain Richard Davies, left, RAF Marham Station Commander, and U.S. Air Force Airman Dylan Aubrey, 100th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, cut a cake during the Air Force Ball as part of opening of the ceremony Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Individuals chosen to cut the cake are traditionally those with the least and the greatest amount of time in service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)

From left to right, U.S. Air Force Airman William Barnes, 352nd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MC-130J Commando II crew chief, Senior Airman Denisha Thomas, 352nd SOAMX communications and navigations systems technician, and Staff Sgt. Ntambwe Kambeya, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron traffic management supervisor, sing the National Anthem during the opening ceremony of the Air Force Ball Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The celebration consisted of a presentation of the colors, the playing and singing of the British and American national anthems, social hour, a cake-cutting ceremony, and dancing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)

From left to right, U.S. Air Force Airman William Barnes, 352nd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MC-130J Commando II crew chief, Senior Airman Denisha Thomas, 352nd SOAMX communications and navigations systems technician, and Staff Sgt. Ntambwe Kambeya, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron traffic management supervisor, sing the National Anthem during the opening ceremony of the Air Force Ball Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The celebration consisted of a presentation of the colors, the playing and singing of the British and American national anthems, social hour, a cake-cutting ceremony, and dancing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)

Team Mildenhall Airmen and spouses dance as a flash mob during the Air Force Ball Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The flash mob was an ice-breaker to help get the event started. This year marks the U.S. Air Force’s 69th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)

Team Mildenhall Airmen and spouses dance as a flash mob during the Air Force Ball Sept. 17, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The flash mob was an ice-breaker to help get the event started. This year marks the U.S. Air Force’s 69th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Halan)