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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Joint readiness through unity

    The 423rd Air Base Group and U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth worked together to facilitate Joint Immersion Day, Feb. 20, 2020, and build a bridge between service members at RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth.
  • Air Force medics bring Army Special Forces background to 501st

    A setup of two separate medical clinics under one wing – the 501st Combat Support Wing – is a unique aspect to an already unique mission. But even more unique are the two commanders who lead them and the similar backgrounds they share. Lt. Col. Elizabeth Hoettels, commander of the 423rd Medical Squadron, and Lt. Col. Robert Heil, commander of the 422nd Medical Squadron, are both prior Army soldiers, both came from a Special Forces background, and both are now serving squadron command tours at the 501 CSW. The chances seem quite unlikely.
  • Squadron of the Future: Creating more effective defenders

    RAF Croughton is at the forefront of innovation, creating the most effective defenders in the Air Force.
  • Faces of Fairford: Contracting

    Meet Staff Sgt. Samatha Henderson, 509th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, and 2nd Lt. Shawn Edgecomb, 509th Contracting Squadron officer in charge of operation flights, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to RAF Fairford, England, in support of Bomber Task Force Europe.
  • The pipes are calling

    As the melody is carried through the breeze, the distinctive sound of the bagpipe pulls on many heartstrings as listeners’ eyes begin to glisten.Bagpipers have performed at countless ceremonies for the 501st Combat Support Wing, but one has his roots embedded in the history of RAF Alconbury for over 40 years.John Maxwell Gary Leith Kernaghan, a
  • Faces of Fairford: Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL)

    Meet Master Sgt. Ralph Smith, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel supervisor, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to RAF Fairford, England, in support of Bomber Task Force Europe.
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