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  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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