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  • Holiday bazaar just around corner

    The 2006 RAF Lakenheath Holiday Bazaar will be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sept. 29; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 30; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 1 at Hangar 7 and the Paint Barn. More than 125 vendors from around Europe and various RAF Lakenheath squadrons will sell various items including food, antiques,

  • First hand experience for first term Airmen

    Just as the Air Force implemented warrior week and issued training weapons to basic trainees, RAF Lakenheath's First Term Airmen Center revised their Readiness Week curriculum to ensure first-term Airmen accomplish deployment training in an operational environment. Readiness Week now incorporates

  • Liberty Airmen gear up for AEF 4

    As the annual PCS season fluctuation of incoming and outgoing Liberty Warriors steadies, another personnel flux began this month. Hundreds of Airmen will depart RAF Lakenheath to support military operations worldwide with Air and Space Expeditionary Force 4. Besides locations in Southwest Asia,

  • The teen center revamped

    Since opening in its new location, the RAF Lakenheath Teen Center is reviving programs and creating new ones to keep youth ages 13 to 18- years-old off the streets and very busy. "There are not a lot of things for them to do around here which is why it is easy for them get into things or do things

  • Keeping RAFL's teeth pearly white

    "Wartime Readiness ...Optimal Oral Health," is the mission statement of the 48th Dental Squadron, which serves patients in the tri-base area. The 48th DS, one of the largest dental squadrons in the Air Force, comprises 114 members, and maintains patient care for 8,000 active duty servicemen and

  • Perpetual care allows perpetual service

    In an age where the inhabitants of thirdworld nations have mobile telephones, but don't have drinkable water, it's no wonder the Information Systems Flight is the backbone of RAF Lakenheath. The base uses more than 5,000 government-owned computers that transmit information through more network cable

  • Rescue unit faces moving challenges

    It will be a while before the 56th Rescue Squadron fully transitions into operations at this fighter base and begins its new mission in Europe. The combat search and rescue unit arrived here in May from Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, where it served 35 years. It left as part of the U.S.

  • Small-diameter bomb makes F-15E squadron more lethal

    When the 494th Fighter Squadron deploys to Southwest Asia later this year, its new small-diameter bomb will make its F-15E Strike Eagles even more lethal. The squadron will be the first to use the Air Force's new Guided Bomb Unit-39 bomb. It is a thin, Global Positioning System-guided 250-pound bomb

  • Lakenheath Strike Eagles return from Bulgaria

    Airmen and their F-15E Strike Eagles returned to this base today from Bulgaria with new flying skills and friends in a land they had never visited. About 200 Airmen and 10 jets from the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Graf-Isnatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, for the two-week exercise Immediate Response that