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  • Behind the "green door" - Demystifying the mystique of Intel

    They work behind locked doors, in a building with no windows. They are closely integrated into the flying operations and force protection aspects of every Air Force Wing, but most of us know very little about what they do. "That's part of the mystique surrounding Intel," said 379th Air Expeditionary

  • Grim Reapers help ensure summit success

    Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the 493rd Fighter Squadron's Grim Reapers and the 493rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit deployed to Denmark to support the 2006 NATO Summit. Called Operation Peaceful Summit, the Reapers were tasked with protecting the U.S. President and the 26 NATO heads of state gathering

  • 2006 A year in review

    January: Airmen Against Drunk Driving answer the call. Volunteers serve in the roles of dispatcher, speaker and driver. Speakers are available to talk about the AADD program and volunteer opportunities at commanders' calls, in processing briefings or the First Term Airmen Center. Ministry of Defence

  • "Exercise, exercise, exercise, Plane down!"

    The 56th Rescue Squadron along with the Royal Air Force, took part in RAF Lakenheath's Large Force Exercise on the bombing range at RAF Donna Nook in Lincolnshire on Dec. 15. The exercise incorporated the 56th RQS into operations at RAF Lakenheath. It was the first exercise to employ all three major

  • High school teachers care for deployed Airmen and families

    Upon receiving a yellow delivery notification card in her base mailbox, Aileen Schriner wondered who sent her a package. She picked up the package, noting a return address from Lakenheath High School. She double checked the package was addressed to her because she has no connection with the high

  • Vietnam vet shares war experiences with Liberty Warriors

    The Vietnam War, the longest war in U.S. history, stretched from 1957 to 1975. The war claimed the lives of more than 58,000 American men and women and wounded nearly 365,000. One of the Airmen who served in Vietnam shared his trials and tribulations of his war experience with Lakenheath Airmen Dec.

  • Serving through the season: Staff Sgts. Chace and Maria Morris

    Chace and Maria Morris met and married more than four years ago. This holiday season they are serving their country at a Southwest Asia forward operating base in support of the war on terrorism. The staff sergeants are thankful the Air Force gave them the opportunity to deploy together, instead of

  • Team effort saves NCO

    From asleep to awake in seconds ... a pair of sharp stings from a scorpion known as the "death stalker" jolted a member of the 506th Expeditionary Medical Squadron awake in the early morning hours of Nov. 18. Staff Sgt. Monique Munro-Harris, 506th EMEDS biomedical equipment technician deployed from

  • Holiday drinking; surviving past the New Year

    With the holiday season already upon us, many thoughts come to mind: family, gifts, traveling, parties, bills, etc. However, one thought that should be considered carefully is drinking. During the holidays drinking is only more prevalent, but alcohol related incidents also increase. To avoid ruining

  • Explosive - Ordnance - Disposal

    Imagine seeing a suspicious looking package on RAF Lakenheath. No one knows who it belongs to or how it got there. The 48th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight is the first to be called in to investigate. The mission of RAF Lakenheath's EOD flight is to provide improvised