Passing the baton: Celebrating 100 years of the RAF

Royal Air Force Sqn. Ldr. Duncan Arnold, RAF Liaison Officer,  presents the Royal Air Force baton relay team a plaque for completing their part in the RAF 100 Baton Relay, during their visit to RAF Mildenhall, England, June 29, 2018. The RAF is celebrating 100 years and are visiting 100 bases around the U.K. in 100 days in celebration of 100 years of the RAF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

Royal Air Force Sqn. Ldr. Duncan Arnold, RAF Liaison Officer, presents the Royal Air Force baton relay team a plaque for completing their part in the RAF 100 Baton Relay, during their visit to RAF Mildenhall, England, June 29, 2018. The RAF is celebrating 100 years and are visiting 100 bases around the U.K. in 100 days in celebration of 100 years of the RAF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Amrhein, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, 352nd Special Operations Wing commander, thank the Royal Air Force baton relay team for visiting the base and congratulated them on completing their part in the relay at RAF Mildenhall, England, June 29, 2018. Each relay team consists of volunteers, including RAF personnel, cadets, veterans and sporting associations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Amrhein, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, 352nd Special Operations Wing commander, thank the Royal Air Force baton relay team for visiting the base and congratulated them on completing their part in the relay at RAF Mildenhall, England, June 29, 2018. Each relay team consists of volunteers, including RAF personnel, cadets, veterans and sporting associations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

A Royal Air Force baton relay team from the 54th Signals Unit, RAF Digby, pose for a photograph during their visit to RAF Mildenhall, England, for the RAF 100 Baton Relay, June 29, 2018. The team is one of many who ran 54 kilometers at several bases during the relay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

A Royal Air Force baton relay team from the 54th Signals Unit, RAF Digby, pose for a photograph during their visit to RAF Mildenhall, England, for the RAF 100 Baton Relay, June 29, 2018. The team is one of many who ran 54 kilometers at several bases during the relay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening)

RAF MILDENHALL, England --