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US fast jets will take off at night during 48-hour readiness exercise

US fast jets will take off at night during 48-hour readiness exercise

US fast jets will take off at night during 48-hour readiness exercise

10 April 2019

Planes will be taking off from bases in Mildenhall and Lakenheath at night as part of a 48-hour training programme later this month


Pop-up museum to mark centenary of women serving in the armed forces

Pop-up museum to mark centenary of women serving in the armed forces

Pop-up museum to mark centenary of women serving in the armed forces

26 March 2019

Event to be held at Bury St Edmunds market on June 29.


Pensioner behind Amigo flypast meets Mildenhall and Lakenheath crews to say thanks

Pensioner behind Amigo flypast meets Mildenhall and Lakenheath crews to say thanks

Pensioner behind Amigo flypast meets Mildenhall and Lakenheath crews to say thanks

20 March 2019

The 82-year-old was as excited to meet the crews, as they were to meet him


Work on major project at RAF Lakenheath commences

Work on major project at RAF Lakenheath commences

Work on major project at RAF Lakenheath commences

19 March 2019

A flight simulator, maintenance unit, new hangars and storage facilities are being built.


Donald Trump touches down at RAF Mildenhall

Donald Trump touches down at RAF Mildenhall

Donald Trump touches down at RAF Mildenhall

26 February 2019

The US President made a stop at RAF Mildenhall en route to meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam.


Volunteer recognised for support of Royal British Legion in Sudbury

Volunteer recognised for support of Royal British Legion in Sudbury

Volunteer recognised for support of Royal British Legion in Sudbury

23 February 2019

A volunteer, who has dedicated three decades to raising funds for a British Armed Forces charity, has been recognised with a prestigious award.


Watch: Tornado aircraft fly over RAF Honington for final time

Watch: Tornado aircraft fly over RAF Honington for final time

Watch: Tornado aircraft fly over RAF Honington for final time

20 February 2019

The aircraft has been in service for 40 years


Families project launches thanks to two-year grant

Families project launches thanks to two-year grant

Families project launches thanks to two-year grant

20 February 2019

Grant will help to fund Suffolk Family Carers' Suffolk Serving Families Project.


PICTURES: Wattisham regiment battles extreme weather for training in Arctic Circle

PICTURES: Wattisham regiment battles extreme weather for training in Arctic Circle

PICTURES: Wattisham regiment battles extreme weather for training in Arctic Circle

19 February 2019

Battling extreme weather conditions, a series of military helicopters from Wattisham have been deployed – for the first time – in the Arctic Circle.


'I need my spare bedroom back' - Poppy Appeal's Pip has a storage problem

'I need my spare bedroom back' - Poppy Appeal's Pip has a storage problem

'I need my spare bedroom back' - Poppy Appeal's Pip has a storage problem

16 February 2019

Bury's poppy appeal organiser is looking for a place to store hundreds of collection boxes and items.


Five MPs get the RAF experience at Honington

Five MPs get the RAF experience at Honington

Five MPs get the RAF experience at Honington

11 February 2019

Four Tory and one Labour MP visited the Suffolk base to aid their Parliamentary decision making


Cornard fitness enthusiast gearing up for five marathons in aid of Help for Heroes

Cornard fitness enthusiast gearing up for five marathons in aid of Help for Heroes

Cornard fitness enthusiast gearing up for five marathons in aid of Help for Heroes

04 February 2019

A fitness enthusiast will test his endurance levels when he takes on an epic challenge in aid of charity.


Tributes paid as roads claim two young lives

Tributes paid as roads claim two young lives

Tributes paid as roads claim two young lives

03 January 2019

A Newmarket man and an American airman died in separate accidents


Tributes paid to RAF Lakenheath airman after fatal collision on Christmas Day

Tributes paid to RAF Lakenheath airman after fatal collision on Christmas Day

Tributes paid to RAF Lakenheath airman after fatal collision on Christmas Day

28 December 2018

Airman 1st Class Michael Mahony passed away on Boxing Day.


Honington base handed to new station commander

Honington base handed to new station commander

Honington base handed to new station commander

25 December 2018

A group captain who was the last British serviceman to leave Camp Bastion in Afghanistan has taken command of RAF Honington.


RAF officer pays tribute to Sudbury roots after returning from deployment in Afghanistan

RAF officer pays tribute to Sudbury roots after returning from deployment in Afghanistan

RAF officer pays tribute to Sudbury roots after returning from deployment in Afghanistan

22 December 2018

A Royal Air Force (RAF) officer has paid tribute to her Sudbury roots, after returning from a challenging six-month deployment in Afghanistan.


Mark joins nominees for special award

Mark joins nominees for special award

Mark joins nominees for special award

30 November 2018

Boss of new survival business near Bury St Edmunds is nominated for military award


Haverhill twinners pay their respects to the casualties of war during a multi-national service

Haverhill twinners pay their respects to the casualties of war during a multi-national service

Haverhill twinners pay their respects to the casualties of war during a multi-national service

24 November 2018

Remembrance Day service was held at the war memorial at Pont-Saint-Esprit, in France


RAF Lakenheath to become home to two F-35 squadrons

RAF Lakenheath to become home to two F-35 squadrons

RAF Lakenheath to become home to two F-35 squadrons

20 November 2018

A contract worth £160m to support bringing the F-35 fighter aircraft to RAF Lakenheath has been welcomed by councillors


Getting base ready for the new F-35s

Getting base ready for the new F-35s

Getting base ready for the new F-35s

19 November 2018

Contract is awarded by Defence Infrastructure Organisation to Kier VolkerFitzpatrick for work at RAF Lakenheath


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