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  • RAF Lakenheath community bulletins, June 15 - July 4, 2007

    Fourth of July Celebration The annual Fourth of July celebration is July 4 noon-midnight at RAF Feltwell. There will be games, food and beverages and carnival style rides. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 226-2231. Extreme Summer Pool Shark Tournament A pool tournament is

  • As one gate closes, another opens

    Beginning June 8, Lincoln Road gate (running in front of the Bird in Hand pub) will open as an exit only and St. John's Gate, Gate 16, will be closed. Additionally, the Lincoln Road exit will be open to pedestrians (base ID cardholders only) entering and exiting the base. This gate will be open 24

  • New commander takes reigns of fighter wing

    Brig. Gen. John W. Hesterman III took command of the 48th Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Robert P. Steel June 5 on RAF Lakenheath's alpha ramp Lt. Gen. Robert D. Bishop Jr., 3rd Air Force commander was the presiding officer for the event. Prior to taking command of the Liberty Wing, General Hesterman

  • Public Affairs, Multimedia merge -- limited service through June 18

    The 48th Communications Squadron multimedia organization is officially merging with Public Affairs. The two organizations will both become the 48th FW Public Affairs office as of July 1. We appreciate your patience as the combined public affairs team collcates into Building 1063 (current Multimedia

  • Check it out at the RAF Lakenheath library

    Some people may remember being introduced to a variety of books at a local library when they were children. As they grew older, they may have used the library as a quiet place to study, to check out books or use the computers to search the internet or check email. From novels to reference books,

  • 48th Operations Support Squadron change of command

    Lt. Col. Houstoun G. Waring V took command of the 48th Operations Support Squadron in a ceremony May 14. The Carbondale, Illinois native took command from Lt. Col. James J. Beissner. The squadron has 175 Liberty warriors. The squadron's mission is to serve as the foundation of the 48th Operations

  • Keep safety in mind for 101 Critical Days of Summer

    The 101 Critical Days of Summer began May 25, and is an Air Force wide campaign developed to counter the increase in mishaps and fatalities occurring every year during the summer months. Traditionally, mishaps increase during the summer due to travel associated with vacationing and increased

  • RAF Lakenheath community bulletins, May 18 - June 15, 2007

    Road construction The intersection of Norwich and Richmond Roads is under construction until May 30 to convert to a roundabout. Retiree Appreciation Day The Retiree Appreciation Day icebreaker will take place at Eagles Landing June 7, from 6 to 10 p.m. The luncheon is at the Liberty Club June 8 at

  • RAF Lakenheath bids farewell to Command Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Sutton, 48th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant, retired at a ceremony in Hangar 6 May 18. Chief Sutton served as the wing's command chief for 19 months before retiring after 22 years of service in the Air Force. "When I first joined the Air Force, I didn't know I