Tag: family
  • RAF Mildenhall Pollywiggles Playgroup provides opportunity to connect

    As one of the best-attended outreach events since COVID-19 restrictions began last year, the Royal Air Force Mildenhall Pollywiggles Playgroup provided a much needed opportunity to socially connect with members of the Tri-Base community. The playgroup, designed to increase readiness and resilience, provides children and their families a weekly opportunity for inclusive play and a safe space for caregivers to share ideas and experiences.
  • AFRC’s unrelenting support provides comforting constant in COVID-19

    The 100th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center at RAF Mildenhall, England, continues to provide unrelenting support for Airmen and families during the COVID-19 lockdown. The helping agency is still offering programs and services to the base, including the Transition Assistance Program, the Air Force Aid Society, military family life counseling, and financial readiness education.
  • Two single parents lead household, squadron

    RAF MILDENHALL, England - If it takes a village to raise a child, how can a mom do it on her own while also leading a squadron of more than 100 personnel? Two of RAF Mildenhall’s squadron commanders show how they do it and act as a guiding light for those who think it’s impossible. Leading a squadron of 100 to 550 people at a time can create a collision of priorities; the question is not when will they collide, but how do these leaders surpass the collision?