• When it absolutely, positively has to be there on time

    The Air Force has many planes and tracking each take off and landing can take a lot of work. Keeping track of the planes that consistently take off on time or are consistently delayed helps leadership identify strong planes, according to Tech. Sgt. Christopher Goen, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. "On-time planes are the planes sent on
  • Mildenhall chief aids pedestrian, thwarts tragedy

    Chief Master Sgt. Mark Gagnon, 100th Mission Support Squadron chief enlisted manager, put his Self Aid Buddy Care training to the test as he rushed to the aid of a pedestrian in the throws of a seizure in Haverhill town center Oct. 14. Chief Gagnon was driving through the town center when he noticed an individual collapse to the sidewalk. His 25
  • Eagle Eyes – Everyone’s a sensor

    E agle Eyes is an Air Force program designed to turn every Airman into a sensor to prevent terrorism in the future. It's based on similar successful programs in Israel and Ireland. It's also a direct response to the events of 9/11. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is the lead agency for the program, and prompt reporting of all kinds
  • Top 10 traits to dazzle the IG

    1. Competence - Know your job inside and out and perform those duties to the best of your ability despite the inspection scenario or the inspector's glare. 2. Responsiveness - Always show a "sense of urgency"; lean forward in the starting blocks and then realistically propel yourself into every activity. 3. Attitude - Display a positive attitude
  • Making time to take a stand

    October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month. Many may think domestic violence only affects married couples, but that isn't true. Intimate partner abuse can affect anyone in any relationship. Abuse can be caused by current or former partners, by anyone who shares a child in common or by cohabiting couples. In the United Kingdom there is a police
  • 10 Airmen facing drug charges at Lakenheath, Mildenhall

    Ten Airmen at RAFs Lakenheath and Mildenhall are under investigation for alleged use and sale of cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy. Nine Airmen are from Lakenheath's 48th Maintenance and Medical groups; the other is from Mildenhall's 100th Air Refueling Wing, said Capt. Beth Horine, RAF Lakenheath Public Affairs officer. Since the investigation began,
  • One Airman dead, four injured in unrelated weekend accidents

    A senior airman assigned to the 100th Maintenance Squadron here who was killed in a traffic accident Oct. 6 has been identified as 24-year-old Julious Hawkins. The Airman was traveling west in the eastbound lane between the Bury St. Edmunds central and west exits before colliding with a lorry. The Airman was pronounced dead at the scene. The
  • Follow steps to ensure successful result in UCI

    It should come as no surprise to anyone in the 100th Air Refueling Wing that there is a Unit Compliance Inspection scheduled Monday to Oct. 20. Most of us have been preparing for the UCI by running self-inspection checklists, updating continuity binders or updating appointment letters. The inspection team arrives Monday and will spend the day
  • 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
  • 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