• Volunteers recognized for making a difference to others

    From April 2006 to March, volunteers have saved RAF Mildenhall approximately $391,020.29, based on research from the independent sector suggesting an estimated dollar value of volunteer time of $18.75 per hour, according to Stephanie Lankowski, 100th Mission Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center. "Team Mildenhall volunteers are the
  • Sexual assault victims have two reporting options

    Sexual assault continues to be one of the most underreported crimes in America today. Since this is the case across the nation, creating a climate of confidence where victims feel comfortable coming forward to report sexual assault crimes continues to be a top priority of the Air Force in its fight to eliminate sexual assault crimes among Airmen.
  • Royal Air Force warrant officer visits RAFM

    Warrant Officer Lindsay Morgan, Chief of the Air Staff's Warrant Officer, and the senior enlisted member of the Royal Air Force, visited RAF Mildenhall April 24. The warrant officer is the British equivalent to the U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Rodney McKinley. He was invited to visit RAF Mildenhall by
  • RAF Mildenhall to host Mayfair Bazaar May 11 to 13

    The RAF Mildenhall Officers and Civilians Spouses' Club will be hosting the Mayfair Bazaar May 11 through 13 in Hangars 771 and 772 on the south side of base. "This year's Mayfair Bazaar is exciting, because we had a large effort to refresh the vendors this year," said Torie Flood, RAF Mildenhall Officers and Civilians Spouses' Club president. To
  • RAF Mildenhall, environmental agencies coordinate on fuel spill

    Contractors began excavation and remediation of contaminated soil Tuesday following a fuel spill that occurred here Friday. Up to 65-thousand U.S. gallons of jet fuel were accidentally released in association with ongoing construction work on the airfield. "The spill site has been isolated. Current monitoring indicates the fuel is within a small
  • Bury St. Edmunds prepares to celebrate with 'America 400' parade

    The city of Bury St. Edmunds is hosting the America 400 parade beginning at noon May 6, and everyone is invited to enjoy a day of celebration and entertainment. The event commemorates the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Va., by Bartholomew Gosnold, an English explorer who was born in Suffolk in the 1500s and died in Jamestown in
  • What is the Freedom of the Borough?

    The Freedom of the Borough is an honorary freedom given to those of distinction, or who have provided eminent services to the Borough, or have served the community in a very distinguished way, though there are no defined criteria. It's the highest tribute that a borough can bestow, but is honorary only and confers no legal rights and places no
  • USAFE Airmen Kick off Sniper Lance 2007

    The preparation is over for more than 200 United States Air Forces in Europe Airmen who arrived Friday at MK Airbase to participate in exercise Sniper Lance 2007. Sniper Lance aims to provide realistic combat flight training for United States Air Force F-15Cs, KC-135s and Romanian Air Force MIG-21s based out of the 86th Air Base near the town of
  • Combined Schools graduation ceremony announced

    The Spring 2007 Community College of the Air Force and Combined Schools graduation ceremony will be held  May 3 at the Galaxy Club. Fifty-four RAF Mildenhall students will be recognized for completion of an educational goal. Colonel Michael S. Stough, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, will present the diplomas recognizing each student's
  • AF makes changes to OTEIP eligibility list

    The Air Force added an enlisted specialty code and removed two others from the Overseas Tour Extension Incentive Program eligibility list for Airmen serving at long tour locations. Airmen in the communication-computer systems control career field and 46 other Air Force Speciality Codes with a date estimated return from overseas of May 1, 2008 or