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  • Pathfinder medical technician discovers safer COVID-19 swab technique

    A medical technician at RAF Croughton discovered a COVID-19 testing technique that needed to be changed, so he elevated the concern and impacted testing procedures across the entire Department of Defense (DOD).
  • RAF Croughton - Precautionary Boil Water Advisory

    Precautionary Boil Water AdvisoryDue to the Detection of Total Coliform What you need to know: There is currently a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory in effect for RAF Croughton as of August 3, 2020. Water should be boiled for at least 5 minutes before drinking, making ice cubes, washing foods, brushing teeth or in any other activity involving the
  • 422nd SFS Assumption of Command

    The 422nd Security Forces Squadron welcomed Maj Thomas Uhl as their new commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at RAF Croughton, England, July 22, 2020.
  • 422nd ABS Change of Command

    The 422nd Air Base Squadron held a change of command ceremony at RAF Croughton, England, July 9, 2020. During the ceremony Lt. Col. Matthew Ramstack relinquished command of 422nd ABS to Maj. Timothy Kirchner.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 501st Combat Support Wing orchestrates UK’s largest munitions supply movement of the decade

    From May 15th to the 19th, logistics and munitions Airmen and personnel from the 501st Combat Support Wing completed the United Kingdom’s largest munitions supply movement in a decade. “The overall mission was to resupply our munitions areas, primarily the 420th Munitions Squadron,” said Maj. Jose Quintanilla, 501st CSW logistics readiness officer.
  • Legacy Project: character matters

    The nearly transparent fishing line disappeared into the peaceful, flowing water of the Ohio River, as mayflies skimmed the surface with their song of melodic dissonance.A young boy sat along the muddy bank, holding the rod – waiting patiently, but expectantly. A shock of dark, brown hair bordered a pair of glasses almost too big for his face. “I
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