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  • Can't blame it on the booze

    It depletes your body of essential nutrients, such as Vitamins B, C and K. It can cause stomach ulcers and internal bleeding. It is capable of rupturing blood capillaries and veins. It damages dendrites, the branched ending of nerve cells that bring messages into the cell, causing disruptions to brain function. It can cause men and women to become
  • Honor with dignity

    Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. These are the Air Force core values, and these core values can be seen firsthand through the RAF Lakenheath Honor Guard. With an average of 250 details per year, the base honor guard is on the front lines presenting the colors; an Air Force tradition since 1948. "Contributing to this
  • Summer hires get hands-on job experience

    Summer is delightful. You get to go out and have some fun, but soon you are stuck at home with nothing to do. All your friends have a job or are on vacation.You don't want to be sitting at home staring at that blank wall; it isn't going to start talking to you. Believe me, I have wondered a couple times myself.How about when you're out and about
  • Awestruck at the F-15E

    Two members from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, UK, have spent the last seven days highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to the security of Europe and overseas contingency operations by showing off their aircraft at the 2010 Farnborough International Air Show.Capt. Ben Dean, F-15E fighter pilot with the 494th Fighter Squadron,
  • Top flight security at Farnborough

    Ten security forces members from RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall provided overhead security of U.S. Department of Defense assets participating in the 2010 Farnborough International Air Show.According to Master Sgt. Arbra Anthony, security team leader here at Farnborough, the security forces members quickly got to know each other to form a tight
  • Everything from a bolt to a bomb

    Anywhere in the world, seven days a week, they are ready to stand and deliver.The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office is responsible for the movement of every piece of government equipment that arrives at or leaves through RAF Lakenheath."It doesn't matter what it is; it could be a simple bolt or screw to a container full of
  • Soak up the sun - safely

    The U.S. Air Force has reached the midway point of the 101 Critical Days of Summer with dramatically less reportable mishaps from previous years.The goal every year is zero fatalities, zero DUIs and to reduce the number of reportable mishaps, according to the 48th Fighter Wing safety office."So far this year we have not lost any of our Airmen due
  • Fitness boot camp challenges for healthier lifestyle

    The RAF Lakenheath Fitness & Sports Center recently wrapped up its first fitness boot camp. At least 10 members of the local community participated in this five-week event designed to encourage healthy eating and fitness habits.The fitness boot camp was developed by two fitness instructors and personal trainers, Herman Hicks and Gina Burton, after
  • Adventure awaits at Outdoor Recreation

    Airmen and families at RAF Lakenheath have many options when it comes to off-duty activities, and several can be found at the 48th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation center -- Outdoor Rec for short. Not only does Outdoor Rec provide planned trips, they also rent out equipment for do-it-yourself projects. "Outdoor Rec is typically the most
  • 8-Steps of Bright Ideas

    When an Air Force organization is faced with severe manning shortages and an ever-increasing mission, how do they overcome those challenges? The answer is teamwork and bright ideas. The Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century office here taught 12 Airmen how to utilize the 8-Step Problem Solving Method to work together and find answers to