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  • Year of the Pathfinder: Champion shares inspirational lessons

    Staff Sgt. Kaylee Champion, 501st CSW logistics planner, has overcome adversity her entire life. She reflected on the people who have taught her valuable lessons that have kept her going no matter what obstacles she has met in life.
  • 99th ERS Change of Command

    The 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, currently deployed to RAF Fairford, held a change of command ceremony June 24, 2020, to welcome Lt. Col. Brian Staniszewski as the new commander of the 99th ERS and recognize Lt. Col. Peter Gryn as he finishes his tour at RAF Fairford.
  • 423rd MDS recognized for AFRICOM joint support

    Leadership from the U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth presented coins of excellence to five Airmen of the 423rd Medical Squadron at RAF Alconbury, England, June 11, 2020, as part of a new initiative called AFRICOM Aces. AFRICOM Aces recognizes mission partners who have gone above and beyond in the performance of their job.
  • 501 CSW Legal Office ensures legal readiness for deployers

    The 501st Combat Support Wing legal office gathered a group of 423rd Security Forces Squadron defenders into the courtroom to provide a will ceremony and the first group deployment brief of its kind in four years June 2, 2020, at RAF Alconbury, England.
  • RAF Croughton warehouse delivery workers adapt and overcome

    Four warehouse technicians from the 422nd Air Base Squadron at RAF Croughton have been delivering daily food shipments to RAF Fairford, driving more than eight thousand miles in three months.
  • Pathfinders install resilient telecommunication network at RAF Fairford

    The 501st Combat Support Wing Plans and Programs Office is working with contractors to install new communication lines throughout the grounds at RAF Fairford, England.
  • Pathfinder families commemorate V-E Day

    As Europe celebrated the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, military families learned about its significance through an educational initiative hosted by the 423rd Force Support Squadron, May 8, 2020, at RAF Alconbury, England. While keeping with COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines, the self-guided walking tour on base was geared toward teaching children and families the events that led to the end of World War II as they exercised.
  • A life of service: British liaison reaches 59-year milestone

    Fifty-nine years ago, in 1961, Mrs. Valerie “Val” Lucas took a position with the 501st Combat Support Wing, RAF Alconbury, United Kingdom, as the legal office’s British liaison officer. Having just finished college, she took a position with the Ministry of Defence, helping the base populous interact with local UK authorities. Val recalls that upon her arrival to RAF Alconbury, the construction of the legal office and other buildings were still unfinished.
  • 501st mission partner innovates against COVID-19 spread

    With COVID-19 creating difficulties and instability in global supply chains, healthcare workers around the globe are challenged to keep up with increasing demands for personal protective equipment. James Anderson is a mission partner to the 501st Combat Support Wing, where he works as a geospatial intelligence analyst at RAF Molesworth’s U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence. In the face of this need, he has voluntarily created and donated over 1000 protective face shields for medical personnel in the local community to protect against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Pathfinder History: RAF Alconbury’s Medal of Honor recipient

    A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot stationed at RAF Alconbury, England, received the Medal of Honor in 1943 for his bravery during a flight over Germany during World War II.
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