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  • A Nation of Shopkeepers or Gardeners ... What do you think?

    All over Britain during the summer months (you'll know when that is, the rain gets considerably warmer) look in any direction and you will witness gardens large and small bursting into bloom. Napoleon once described the English as a nation of shopkeepers. A quote originally made by the Scot, Adam Smith, but I believe we would be better described as
  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: A taste of culture

    The following is a recipe in recognition of Asian-Pacific American Hertiage Month.Korean Bulgogi (serves 2). I usually double the recipe. 1 1/3 lb. top round or tenderloin beef or chicken 3 TB sugar 2 TB rice wine 5 TB green onion 2 TB chopped garlic 6 TB soy sauce 1 TB sesame seeds or 2 TB sesame oil Black pepper Package romaine lettuce leaves or
  • Warrior Stories provides forum for Airmen to share experiences

    Should we wait until we are in our rocking chairs to talk of our glory days? Most certainly not! Since January 2007 more than 3,000 Airmen from Team Mildenhall have deployed, but what do we know of their experiences? Who is making an impact to help rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan, support and train Iraqi Police Forces, and provide support to Air Force
  • Travel feature #8: Lavenham -- Built from the wool trade

    The Tudor village of Lavenham; about 25 miles southeast of Mildenhall is reputed to be one of the best examples of a medieval wool town in England. Built on the woollen cloth trade, Lavenham prospered greatly during the 14th to16th centuries becoming very rich and influential due to the best wool at the time coming from Suffolk sheep. These riches
  • Barton Mills Scarecrow Festival slated for June 7, 8

    The first scarecrow festival took place in Barton Mills in 1998. it grew so popular that it attracted thousands of visitors during the two days of the festival. In 1999 Barton Mills was put on the map when it boasted a total of 761 scarecrows putting this quiet Suffolk village in the Guinness Book of Records. This year's festival will take place
  • 'My mother brought doughnuts ... '

    Born in Mauthausen concentration camp, Upper Austria, on April 29, 1945, Eva Clarke made her way into the world on the back of a coal truck, three days before the U.S. Army liberated the camp. Less than three weeks previously, her heavily-pregnant mother, along with other concentration camp prisoners, had been put on the coal truck by German
  • 100th CES conducts field exercise

    Troops from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron set up camp on the south side of base April 24 and 25 when 47 Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and 11 from the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron at RAF Lakenheath joined forces for a field training exercise. The training offered the troops a chance to practice using wartime equipment and procedures that they don't
  • Mildenhall civilian goes 'Back to the Future'

    "Back to the drawing board." For most people, that phrase is a cue to start over, but for Gary Rogers, it's business as usual. Gary, a Ministry of Defence employee with the 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office, is a graphic artist whose career has led him from designing wiring diagrams for sports cars to producing graphics for posters and
  • Katz and dog rappel down 80-foot tower to help raise money for British charity

    Seeing Sparky the Fire Dog rappelling down an 80-foot tower isn't something you see every day - especially in the local community. But that's exactly what happened March 16 at Cambridge Fire Station, when Staff Sgt. Sean Katz, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department, decided he wanted to raise money for two British charities, one of which is
  • Mildenhall Airman part of air refueling mission to honor Women's History Month

    Senior Airman Killian Lange, from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron, was part of a three-person, all-female crew deployed to Southwest Asia who flew an in-flight refueling mission over Iraq in honor of National Women's History Month. In spite of some early setbacks, Maj. Leslie Picht, the aircraft commander, 1st Lt. Cindy Dawson, the co-pilot, and