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  • Building relationships through volunteer work

    The Officers and Civilians Spouses Club and the Enlisted and Civilians Spouses Club contributed funds to over 30 different charities on and off base last year. These groups' commitment to service not only helps the airmen on base, but also helps the base's relationship with the local community. The clubs work independently throughout the year doing
  • 493rd Fighter Squadron change of command

    Lt. Col. Craig D. Wills took command of the 493rd Fighter Squadron in a change of command ceremony April 18. The Glendale, Arizona native took command from Lt. Col. Edward B. Denholm. The squadron has 58 Liberty warriors. The squadron's mission is to guarantee dominant air superiority for the most lethal composite strike team -- the team that
  • Health Care Survey of Ill or Injured Service Members available May 1

    A telephone survey of ill or injured Service members who have returned from operational deployment will begin May 1 to examine post-deployment health care experiences. This health care survey is being conducted in response to the Secretary of Defense's request to comprehensively assess the quality of health care Service members receive since
  • Spring construction blooms on RAF Lakenheath

    Spring is in the air and construction is blooming to improve and enhance life on RAF Lakenheath. Some of the projects scheduled are: Running track repair Project to replace the existing eighteen year old degraded synthetic surfacing for a safer track in support of Air Force Fitness Testing and everyday physical fitness is currently underway and is
  • Base veterinary clinic hosts grand opening

    The RAF Feltwell Veterinary Clinic, which cares for more than 4,000 U.S. servicemembers' pets in the UK, held a grand opening April 19. The clinic, which is now co-located with the military working dog facility, features a new reception area, three exam rooms, a radiology room and a new surgery suite. According to Army Capt. Mary Sprangel, base
  • USAFE Airmen kick off Sniper Lance 2007

    More than 200 U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airmen arrived here April 20 to participate in Exercise Sniper Lance 2007. Sniper Lance aims to provide realistic combat flight training for Air Force F-15 Eagles, KC-135 Stratotankers and Romanian Air Force MiG-21s based out of the 86th Air Base near the town of Fetesti. The Airmen, mostly from Royal Air
  • Professional Development Center is the nerve center for training

    The RAF Lakenheath Professional Development Center is an educational focus point providing resources to advance military careers and provide information beyond the military. The PDC provides a diverse range of intensive short courses for military members, Ministry of Defence and civilians by providing one-on-one counseling for assignments,
  • Lakenheath munitions Airmen test AFSO 21 initiative

    Members of the 48th Munitions Squadron here are using Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st century initiatives to help alleviate pending manning cuts. As part of Force Shaping, the munitions squadron of 300-plus Airmen will be downsized by a little more than a third; however, the mission will remain the same. Squadron leadership is working with
  • Lighting at Feltwell Shopette

    QUESTION:I am writing regarding a problem with lighting on RAF Feltwell. There are 10 lamp posts completely out on the two roads surrounding the shopette. With so much darkness during the winter months, it is quite dangerous walking to and from the shopette and around the area, especially when people walk their pets, kids play and walk to and from
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