The 56th Rescue Squadron, which moved last year from NAS Keflavik, Iceland to RAF Lakenheath, just completed a unit compliance inspection with flying colors, reports SSgt. Nathan Gallahan. They still call the move challenging, for as TSgt. Chris Sweetin, head NCO of the operations flight, says, “We pretty much had to rewrite everything; we incorporated what we could from Iceland but about 80 to 90 percent had to be rewritten.”
While some of the Air Force's newly announced changes will happen quickly, it may take most of Chief of Staff Gen. David W. Allvin's tenure in the job to accomplish the rest, he said in a Brookings Institution event Feb. 28.