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  • Heart Link helps Air Force spouses

    Air Force spouses can learn more about the Air Force lifestyle during the Airman & Family Readiness Center's Heart Link, June 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Eagles' Landing.Heart Link is a spouse orientation program geared toward strengthening military families and enhancing mission readiness. Heart Link's objective is to increase spouse
  • Maintainers confront challenges, overcome all

    It has been a lot quieter around the base in recent weeks as all 48th Fighter Wing F-15 flying operations have moved to RAF Mildenhall due to required runway repairs here.While it's been quiet here, it's been bustling at the nearby tanker base thanks to the hard work and dedication of the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and all of the support
  • Lakenheath personnel and jets are built for speed

    Did you ever wonder how fast you could run the 100 meter dash or any other track and field race? Well a few members of RAF Lakenheath were able to find that out this year during time trials held at the base track April 9. The event was held to see if any participants qualified to represent the United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Force track
  • 48th LRS: Fueling the mission

    Unlike days long ago, people today live in a world always on the go. Everything is much faster. The modern person expects a 'fast' option for almost anything. Fast cash, fast food, fast service and most importantly, fast transportation. However, fast transportation does not come easy or cheap. No matter how shiny a car is or how new a jet's engine
  • SFS protect Airmen, mission in Bulgaria

    He puts together his uniform and gathers his work equipment like all other Airmen. Socks, shirt, pants, boots and blouse. However, he adds a few more garments. Beret, bullet-proof vest and a fully-stocked M-16. He prepares to protect the mission and his fellow Airmen. He is an Airmen of the 48th Security Forces Squadron, and he is the law on the
  • Rare plant life on RAF Lakenheath protected

    Every day members of the RAF Lakenheath community hear the roar of F-15E engines as they burst to life. Flight line traffic moves at a constant, fast pace; carrying out the mission of the U.S. Air Force. But beneath the asphalt, fuel, and hundreds of thousands of tons of metal, lies a delicate environment established in the Middle Ages.RAF
  • DUI prevention... have a plan

    Article 15, loss of rank, forfeiture of pay, extra duty, separation from the Air Force and involuntary man slaughter - these are just some of the consequences a military member may face if they drive under the influence."DUI is crime," said Senior Master Sergeant Jeffrey Jacobson, 48th Security Forces Squadron 1st Sergeant. "If you choose to commit
  • Extreme Home Makeover: Playground Edition

    The village of Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria, is small. With a population of around 2,000 people, it's an eclectic mix of the past and present. It's just as easy to see a car drive by as it is to see a donkey pass.Entering the village is almost like taking a time machine to 1950 small-town U.S.A.; maybe more. Referring to the village's market, Staff
  • 1st CBCS supports Sentry Gold, builds partnerships in Bulgaria

    Airmen flood the flightline. Aircraft taxi, take off and land. Maintainers keep the planes safe for flight. It's busy.This is nothing out of the norm for flightlines across the U.S. Air Force, but this isn't a U.S. Air Force base. This is Graf Ignatievo Air Force Base in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and the flightline is a contrast of both air forces'
  • Alpine PJs Train for Mountain Rescues

    Some people learn within the confines of a climate-controlled classroom; others learn sitting on top of glaciers more than 13,000 feet above the surface of the earth.Pararescuemen from the 56th Rescue Squadron here prepared for mountain operations, possibly in Afghanistan, by training within one of the world's most famous mountain ranges, the Alps,
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