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  • Inter-European Air Forces Academy graduates class 19-A

    The Inter-European Air Forces Academy graduated its 10th in-residence Inter-European Squadron Officer School and Noncommissioned Officer Academy courses Nov. 16, 2018, Kapaun Air Station, Germany. Class 19A included 19 officers and 13 enlisted personnel from 14 different countries, including the Academy’s first-ever student from the Serbian air force. To date, the academy has trained and educated 667 students from 36 different countries.
  • AF Safety goes mobile

    Air Force Safety Center released a mobile version of the Airman Safety App enabling Airmen at installations Air Force wide to voluntarily report safety issues with their devices as they encounter them.
  • AETC command chief visits Team Mildenhall

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief master sergeant of Air Education and Training Command, visited RAF Mildenhall, England, Nov. 14, 2018, to gain insight on what training currently looks like for Airmen. Air Education and Training Command is reimagining how Airmen are developed, through a shift in education, training and capitalization of experiences in a new concept: The Continuum of Learning.
  • Use of Force: RAF Mildenhall Defenders ensure effective security response

    Imagine standing at the front gate, checking ID cards, when you notice out of the corner of your eye an individual climbing over the fence or trying to make a dash onto base. What is an appropriate response for stop the intruder? The 100th Security Force Squadron Defenders and augmentees are required to make split-second decisions when approached aggressively, and determine the level of self-defense in order to make a “bad guy” compliant.
  • Greatest sacrifice: B-24 Liberator pilot identified, repatriated after 73 years

    As his B-24 Liberator started a spiraling descent after encountering hostile anti-aircraft fire over Bulgaria, 1st Lt. John Crouchley knew what he had to do. Holding tightly onto the controls and desperately fighting with two badly damaged engines, he made sure his nine-strong crew escaped with their lives before the aircraft hit the ground. It was June 28, 1944, and the crew of “The Miss Yankee Rebel” were on their way home from a bombing mission in Romania. Those nine Airmen lived to see another day; their pilot perished along with his aircraft.
  • The Bloody Hundredth support Exercise Trident Juncture 18

    Airmen and KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, deployed to Rovaniemi, Finland, in support of NATO-led exercise Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 25 - Nov. 7, 2018. Trident Juncture was the largest NATO exercise since 2002, and included 31 countries and more than 50,000 military members.
  • Vietnam veteran speaks about integrated resiliency, suicide prevention with Team Mildenhall Airmen

    Looking into the mirror, a man doesn’t recognize the person who stands before him. The reflection is covered in a countless number of scars; scars of a tragic past and an event that forever changed his life. However, these wounds enable him to share his message of fighting back and not allowing the darkest times to overshadow the brightest moments. The world can be a frightening and daunting place, but the man scarred for life ensures he lives a life of resiliency and encourages those who need his help.
  • Optimizing airspace

    Before every takeoff and landing, the watchful eyes of the Airmen in the air traffic control tower and radar approach control make sure each aircraft can arrive and depart, but before any controller can make an informed decision, the equipment needs to give them a precise picture of the surroundings.
  • 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base Supports NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway

    An E-3 Sentry aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing located Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, took part in missions supporting NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 31, 2018.
  • Bloody Hundredth deploys KC-135s to Amari Air Base, Estonia

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing deployed KC-135 Stratotankers to Amari Air Base, Estonia, Nov. 1, 2018.  Along the way, the tankers refueled F-15E Strike Eagles from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath and flew in formation with the fighters.