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RAF Mildenhall Post Office changes squadrons

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Carina Harrison, 100th Force Support Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Stacie Voorhees, 100th Communications Squadron commander, hold a certificate designating the post office as a flight of the 100th FSS at RAF Mildenhall, England Jan. 19, 2018. The reclassification brings mission support agencies into the same squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Carina Harrison, 100th Force Support Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Stacie Voorhees, 100th Communications Squadron commander, hold a certificate designating the post office as a flight of the 100th FSS at RAF Mildenhall, England Jan. 19, 2018. The reclassification brings mission support agencies into the same squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

RAF MILDENHALL, England –The 100th Force Support Squadron took command of the RAF Mildenhall Post Office during a ceremony here Jan. 19.

The Air Force-wide reclassification was approved by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, March 10, 2017, as an effort to revitalize squadrons and to better align with the joint service community.

Lt. Col. Stacie Voorhees, 100th CS commander, and Lt. Col. Carina Harrison, 100th FSS commander, spoke about the reason and the mission impact of the reclassification of the post office flight. Both commanders expressed pride and gratitude to all Airmen and personnel.

Senior Master Sgt. Haydee Mendoza, 100th FSS post office superintendent, explained the redesignation provides a functional oversight for all commander and executive support functions.

“Working at the post office is more than just handing out packages; there is a lot of behind the scenes work that our Airmen do,” Mendoza explained. “Our goal is to continue to provide excellent service to the base populace and provide our Airmen the opportunity to continue to grow personally and professionally.”