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  • Mighty Black Panthers make history

    970 combat sorties and approximately 6,500 total flying hours would be a significant milestone for some fighter squadrons. However, RAF Lakenheath's the 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, accomplished some significant feats and firsts during its deployment to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. An

  • Carpeting Costs

    QUESTION: I am concerned the inspectors for base housing are charging people undue amounts of money for carpeting. I live in the Lords Walk area on RAF Lakenheath and my previous neighbors had to pay between £500 - £1500 for replacement of carpet. Both individuals were E-5 and below. I have heard of

  • 2007 UK sporting events

    In the UK there are many different sporting events and activities to participate in. For those of you that prefer a slightly less active involvement during 2007 there are also many spectator events planned. Cheltenham Festival March 13-16 There are more than £3 million in prize money up for grabs

  • Road markings on RAF Feltwell

    QUESTION:I live and work on RAF Feltwell and I have nearly died on RAF Feltwell. My question is about the one-way streets on Feltwell. The only places I see the one-way notifications are on the housing side and they are not very clear. Pickenham and Downham Market are both one way streets are they

  • Congestion at Gates 1 and 2

    QUESTION:Although a great deal of time and money was recently spent to improve the congestion around Gate 1 during the morning rush, there is still a lot of congestion causing long lines of traffic. Some folks have changed their entry point from Gate 1 to Gate 2 which has only created long delays

  • 2007 UK calendar of events

    I can't believe another year is already upon us. I hope you had a good holiday, and I hope 2007 is a happy and fulfilling year for you and your family. With so many events planned locally and throughout the UK, I thought this week I'd give you insight into some interesting calendar dates for 2007.

  • Come sit at the Knight’s Table

    There are many places for Airmen to eat a meal on base. From popular fast food restaurants to the commissary, making a decision can be difficult. If there's not a lot of time to decide what to do for lunch, why not go to RAF Lakenheath's Knight's Table dining facility. Hundreds of people eat at the

  • Look who’s discovering Britain now

    I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Natalie Benge, and I am your new Community Relations Adviser here at RAF Lakenheath. Thanks to everyone I have met so far for giving me such a warm welcome, but there are lots of people I still have to meet, so I hope to get out

  • Farewell to the Jet 48

    As the years go by, many things change. Compact discs have made way for mp3 players, floppy disks have been replaced by memory sticks and the majority of households now have internet wired into their homes. Many people across the globe are turning to the internet as a more convenient way to shop,

  • Serving through the season: Airman 1st Class Jack Smithson III

    With security forces' manning levels already low due to deployments to Iraq, Airman First Class Jack Smithson knew he would work at the main gate on Christmas. It's a job he joined the Air Force to do, as he follows in his father's footsteps. "Sitting in a patrol car is easier duty," Airman Smithson