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  • New smoking cessation site helps Airmen kick butts

    The Air Force has set up a new initiative to help Airmen kick their tobacco habits. The program, dubbed "Make Everyone Proud," is a Web-based tobacco cessation initiative designed to help people come together to talk about their problems with smoking. The site offers two key elements to help users quit. The site is staffed with counselors, called
  • Upcoming ITT tours

    The ITT office is currently offering the following trips: Feb. 23 - Leeds Castle East Midlands Mall Tales of Robin Hood and Nottingham Caves Feb. 24 - Tour the Cotswolds Tower of London March 1 - ITT Travel Fair at Eagles' Landing London DYO March 2 - London DYO Museums of London March 8 - Ruby Match City of Bath Guided Tour March 9 -
  • Take a trip with ITT

    One benefit to serving in the military is being able to travel world-wide and have 30 paid vacation days a year to use. Servicemembers at RAF Lakenheath can use their time to travel anywhere in Europe and thanks to the Information Tickets and Travel office; there are many opportunities to do so. The ITT office offers more than 280 trips each year,
  • HAWC helps Airmen maintain healthy weight

    One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to lose weight and get in shape. RAF Lakenheath Health and Wellness Center can help Airmen stay healthy all year long. "It's an Air Force-wide initiative to promote population health," said Maj. Cathy Snowball, 48th Aerospace Medicine Squadron health promotions flight commander. Finding a healthy
  • Keep OPSEC in mind, even online

    In today's highly technological world, the fast-paced sharing of information can be considered friend or foe to those in the Air Force. There are several public Web sites which offer individuals free membership to create personalized Web pages. Two of the most popular social-networking sites are MySpace and FaceBook. "Operations security is
  • Liberty members take loan from locker

    Liberty members arriving at RAF Lakenheath may be without their household goods for days, weeks or months. During this period, they may not have kitchen appliances, utensils or infant items such as strollers or car seats. Lucky for them the Airmen's Loan Locker at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center has a supply of everyday items for them to
  • Children's Dental Health Month

    February is Children's Dental Health Month. This year's campaign is "Fight Tooth Decay 24/7." By participating in this celebration, members of the dental team, parents and teachers and others can help keep children's smiles beautiful now and for years to come. There are many ways in which parents can get involved in providing good oral health for
  • Lakenheath's CDCs provide quality care

    A big concern on most parents' minds is their children's development. They worry about whether their child is eating right, who is watching them, and most importantly, how well are they being educated. RAF Lakenheath's child development centers provide quality care to help quell parents' concerns. "One of the top priorities in the Air Force is
  • The 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron... Keep'em flying

    People see RAF Lakenheath's F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles flying overhead almost every day. These aircraft perform many tasks and run numerous exercises, but what most people don't see are the many hours of rigorous inspections and maintenance the Airmen of the 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron perform to keep RAF Lakenheath F-15s
  • The bolars are going to war

    The 492nd Fighter Squadron recently deployed to Nellis AFB, Nevada for Red Flag 07-2. The Red Flag exercise began in 1975 to better train combat aircrew before sending them into combat. Since its inception, Red Flag has grown into what some consider the most intense and realistic combat training available worldwide. In order to better understand
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