RAF Mildenhall’s 80th anniversary bash marks past and present

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Serrano, 100th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler and trainer from Santa Clarita, Calif., is apprehended by MWD Gandi during a demonstration Aug. 15, 2014, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Team Mildenhall members watched the demo during the RAF Mildenhall's 80th anniversary celebration. ANL-140820-124450001
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Serrano, 100th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler and trainer from Santa Clarita, Calif., is apprehended by MWD Gandi during a demonstration Aug. 15, 2014, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Team Mildenhall members watched the demo during the RAF Mildenhall's 80th anniversary celebration. ANL-140820-124450001

More than 1,500 people celebrated RAF Mildenhall’s 80th anniversary with a fun-filled event integrating the past and present.

Photos and videos offered glimpses into its early days and there was a post World War Two mission re-enactment. Other activities showcased the modern day base including a display by military working dogs.