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  • U.S. HEROES: BACKBONE OF INDEPENDENCE - Accounts of four most decorated war heroes

    This Sunday will be a day of celebration for all Airmen, civilians and family members as they head up to RAF Feltwell for an annual 4th of July celebration, which is ironic as the date marks 234 years since America declared its independence from England and engaged in war to secure that independence. Since that day, America and the United Kingdom
  • Against the odds: A story of courage, determination and two tiny babies

    They shouldn't be here yet. They were supposed to be a New Year's present for their parents. But these two tiny babies, Eric LeVon Frazier II and Alexis Rain Frazier, are here, currently living in the neonatal intensive care unit of a British hospital, hooked up to tubes and machines, and courageously fighting for their lives. With a due date of
  • Fitness – delivered! Children experience circuit class at youth center

    The 100th Force Support Squadron Fitness Center literally delivered service with a smile Aug. 1 when Tech. Sgt. Angel Rios, 100th FSS fitness program director put together a specially devised circuit class for 5- and 6-year-olds at the RAF Mildenhall Youth Center. Sergeant Rios took jump ropes, hula hoops and mini dodge balls over to the youth
  • Air Force Art Program visits RAFs Mildenhall, Lakenheath

    Phil Weisgerber and Harley Copic tell the Air Force story through the universal language of art -- both men have been contributing original works to the Air Force Art Program for decades. The artists arrived here July 13 as part of a tour of both RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath to capture imagery with which to translate to canvas later in the
  • RAF Mildenhall Bowling Center offers fun for families and pros alike

    The RAF Mildenhall Bowling Center is home to many recreational favorites, a fun game for all ages and skill levels, food and music - not to mention the rumbling sound of anticipation as the bowling ball zooms down the lane and the satisfying crash of ten pins many have grown to love. The bowling center offers many services, ranging from children's
  • Travel Journal #8: An enchanting peek at the University of Cambridge

    For many, Cambridge evokes memories of drinking, dancing and having fun. But setting a few hours aside to explore the University of Cambridge is worth your time and money. I paid 10 pounds for a two-hour jaunt through the university's colleges and history, including Kings College Chapel. The spectacular architecture and landscaping - much of it
  • Rocket chasing Airmen protect IZ

    It starts with a boom or a crash. Airmen of the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Detachment 4, rip into action anytime they hear a boom or a crash. Many are barely out of high school, but they patrol the streets of Baghdad's International Zone and perform as first responders after every rocket or mortar attack and for every vehicle
  • Lackford Lakes

    Lackford Lakes are situated just off the A1101 approximately ten miles from RAF Mildenhall. Created from former gravel workings, Lackford Lakes is now a thriving nature reserve owned and managed by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. From an original 11hectare donation in 1976 from local businessman Bernard Ticker, it has grown to be the impressive reserve
  • Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band entertain Airmen at RAF Mildenhall

    "Ain't no mountain high enough; Ain't no valley low enough; Ain't no river wide enough - to keep us from getting to you!" said actor Gary Sinise to Airmen and their families gathered at Hangar 539 June 29, quoting a verse from Marvin Gaye's Motown classic sung near the end of the concert. As the crowd applauded their approval, he continued, "It's
  • Trooping the Colour Saturday

    One of England's most spectacular events, Trooping the Colour, will take place in London Saturday, June 14. Trooping the Colour is the biggest royal event of the year, and although The Queen was born on April 21, it has long been the tradition to celebrate the Sovereign's birthday publicly on a day in the summer, when it would be reasonable to