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  • Avoid home hazards, make furniture safe for children

    A new bedroom set and entertainment center might make a nice addition to a home, but they could pose a real danger to children. In the last two years within the European Command area of responsibility, two to three child deaths have occurred due to climbing toddlers tipping over TVs and dresser-type furniture. According to the Armed Forces Regional
  • Robert Burns, and why all the fuss

    Robert Burns the poet and lyricist is one of the most famous characters in Scottish History. Although Burns is best-known for writing in the Scottish language, much of his writings are also written in English and light Scots dialect, which makes it more accessible not only to the Scottish people but the rest of the modern world. Much of Burns's
  • A Very British Pantomime: Oh yes it is, oh no it’s not!

    In the United Kingdom the word "Pantomime" means a form of entertainment, generally performed during the Christmas period. Most all cities and towns throughout the UK will have some form of Pantomime being performed in their theatres for about six to eight weeks at this time of year. Pantomime or "Panto" as it's more commonly known can be dated as
  • Dinner time: RAF Marham hosts luncheon for deployed spouses

    Col. Scott Brumbaugh, 100th Air Refueling Wing vice commander, and his wife Angela accompanied 14 spouses and 25 children from RAF Mildenhall to RAF Marham for a deployed spouses luncheon Dec. 9. RAF Marham staff and volunteers laid out a traditional Sunday dinner for the families, and the children were presented with presents at the end of the
  • Winter safety tips

    Winter is upon us, and that means many people will be taking time to travel for vacations, see relatives, or spend time with loved ones at home. It's important to keep safety in mind throughout the holiday season. The presence of Christmas trees in many homes during the winter months means houses are more susceptible to fires than at any other time
  • 95th RS members help clean up local school

    The 95th Reconnaissance Squadron troops are no strangers to helping the local community. More than 30 Airmen from the squadron - which performs one to three community projects a year - volunteered their time and service Dec. 6 and 7 at Riverside Middle School in Mildenhall. They cleared underbrush, removed dead and overgrown trees, leaves and
  • Senior citizens enjoy Christmas cheer at RAF Mildenhall

    More than 100 senior citizens from the local community were treated to a Christmas meal, bingo games and presents from Santa Dec. 5 at the Galaxy Club. For the 26th year, the Top Three Fellowship hosted and funded the event, with donations provided by AAFES and the Forest Heath District Council. Residents from four senior citizens' homes - Lamb
  • Incorrect e-mail addresses can lead to security risk

    In these days of identity theft, many people see computer security as an even bigger deal than in the past. Being on a military base, the threat to operational security is something that affects everyone, and it's important not to talk about or send sensitive information to those who don't have a need to know. One way that information can be
  • Shrub removal helps save base money

    Most people on base are too busy in the hustle and bustle of the high ops-tempo world we live in to stop and smell the roses. In fact most of us take little time to notice the beauty of the landscaped grounds on RAF Mildenhall. However, a closer look at the base grounds recently led to an opportunity to save the base money. Maintaining a 1,121 acre
  • Family Advocacy offers support programs, advice to help deal with stress, life

    The stresses of being in today's military can affect every member of the family, and to combat this, the family advocacy has a variety of programs on offer to help. Based at RAF Lakenheath and located in the hospital annex, family advocacy provides a number of classes ranging from a variety of parenting classes, to stress and anger management.