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Is This English Village The Real 51st American State?

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Is This English Village The Real 51st American State?

RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath located in Suffolk are home to the United States Air Force (USAF) and other American special forces units. The surrounding market town of Mildenhall and the village of Beck Row are in close proximity to both USAF bases - home to around 12 thousand American military and many of their dependants since the 1950s. The many military personnel have really made this little corner of England a home from home. You’ll regularly see stunning American muscle cars, SUVs and other oversized vehicles driving around - barely able to squeeze through the narrow country roads and...

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Barbie Drug: What Is The ‘Holiday Tan In A Bottle’ About?

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Barbie Drug: What Is The ‘Holiday Tan In A Bottle’ About?

By Julian Perreira - Founder Jak Brew Co. You’ve probably heard of a spray tan or sunbed, but have you ever heard about the spray tan that users are snorting up their noses? Nicknamed the ‘Barbie Drug’ – an illegal nasal spray that has got thousands of Brits hooked, ditching their summer getaways and replacing them with this instead.   Melanotan 2, otherwise known as the Barbie Drug - is a synthetic drug that works in a similar way to the natural hormone found in our bodies which increases the production of skin-darkening pigments in our skin. The tanning spray...

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Who Decides Fridays Are Reserved For Weapon Cleaning?

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Who Decides Fridays Are Reserved For Weapon Cleaning?

We all know the drill … It’s late Friday morning at around 11:00 am and you’ve just finished Commanding Officer’s PT. You’re now hanging out of your a**e on the parade square, covered in your own sweat, vomit and tears – all because someone suggested ‘just a few beers in the mess’ the night before. Rewind; It’s 3:30 am the morning of the PT and you look at your watch and you realise you’ve only got three more hours until you must draw your weapon from the armoury. Fast forward back to the drill square at the end of your...

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Top Ten Post-Covid19 Camping Items & Gear That You Need To Pack

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Top Ten Post-Covid19 Camping Items & Gear That You Need To Pack

Are you looking forward to a post-pandemic camping trip or stay-cation in the UK and wondered what essential camping equipment you should be taking?

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Why Is It Called JAK Flask/Brew?

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Why Is It Called JAK Flask/Brew?

Wherever you may find yourself on the planet, there isn't a situation that cannot be improved by sitting down and sipping on your favourite hot brew. We at JAK Brew Co. enable you to do just that! Every single JAK Brew product is designed and built to last - made with your personal needs in mind. More importantly, our products are for those who are serious about outdoor pursuits and still expect the best quality brewing/drinking experience, while reducing or carrying excess weight or gear. Our products are lightweight and rugged and can be trusted to perform when you need...

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