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Beck Row: Sign celebrates Anglo-US relations

08:54 04 February 2013

The official unveiling of the new -look Beck Row village sign.

The official unveiling of the new -look Beck Row village sign.

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A SIGN celebrating the close links between villagers and Amercian servicemen was unveiled on Saturday.

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The motif featuring a Union Jack flag next to the US Stars and Stripes has been added to the village sign in Beck Row. Members of Beck Row Parish Council, the British-American Committee, and RAF Mildenhall worked together to produce the sign, which was designed by a British Ministry of Defence employee.

The new panel, funded by the British-American Committee, symbolizes the close partnership that has developed between the base and the local community in the 60 years the US Airforce has been at RAF Mildenhall.

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