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  • 351st ARS female flyers conduct B-2 aerial refueling

    A 351st Air Refueling Squadron training mission, which refueled B-2 Spirits included two all-female crews at RAF Mildenhall, England, June 18, 2020. The two aircrews were part of a four-ship formation and provided aerial refueling support for the stealth bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, which were flying a long-range strategic bomber mission.
  • Team Mildenhall donates care packages to local NHS healthcare workers

    The Top-3 committee, made up of master sergeants, senior master sergeants and chief master sergeants, at RAF Mildenhall, England, has organized the donation of thousands of food and hygiene items for local healthcare workers fighting COVID-19. The donation campaign, led by Master Sgt. Aisling Loftus, 100th Force Support Squadron postal superintendent, has helped support doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and medical workers throughout the region.
  • 100th AMXS Jet Shop ‘engine doctors’ keep KC-135s healthy

    The 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Jet Shop at RAF Mildenhall, England, maintains all KC-135 Stratotanker engines on base. The shop repairs F108 turbofan engines and conducts periodic inspections, ensuring the KC-135s are ready to deliver rapid global aerial refueling around-the-clock.
  • Defense Courier Station Mildenhall: linchpin for delivery of sensitive material

    The Defense Courier Station Mildenhall at RAF Mildenhall, England, ensures classified and sensitive shipments are securely delivered to customers throughout the United Kingdom. As one of the global locations, the Mildenhall station relies on the work of its defense couriers to transport various high-priority items.
  • RAF Croughton warehouse delivery workers adapt and overcome

    Four warehouse technicians from the 422nd Air Base Squadron at RAF Croughton have been delivering daily food shipments to RAF Fairford, driving more than eight thousand miles in three months.
  • 100th MXS Fuel Systems shop keeps aircraft flying high

    The 100th Maintenance Squadron Fuel Systems shop supports the Team Mildenhall mission through the repair of aircraft fuel systems. The shop provides maintenance to all permanently stationed aircraft on base, which includes the KC-135 Stratotanker, MC-130J Commando II, CV-22B Osprey, and RC-135 Rivet Joint.
  • Pathfinders install resilient telecommunication network at RAF Fairford

    The 501st Combat Support Wing Plans and Programs Office is working with contractors to install new communication lines throughout the grounds at RAF Fairford, England.
  • 501st mission partner innovates against COVID-19 spread

    With COVID-19 creating difficulties and instability in global supply chains, healthcare workers around the globe are challenged to keep up with increasing demands for personal protective equipment. James Anderson is a mission partner to the 501st Combat Support Wing, where he works as a geospatial intelligence analyst at RAF Molesworth’s U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence. In the face of this need, he has voluntarily created and donated over 1000 protective face shields for medical personnel in the local community to protect against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Team Mildenhall cleaning team: a necessary preparation in COVID-19 fight

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing, 352nd Special Operations Wing and other mission partners at RAF Mildenhall, England, have contributed forces to assemble a group Airmen committed to the health of base personnel. The creation of the base “cleaning team” is one of many steps the installation has taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  • Unit control centers battle COVID-19 by accounting for Airmen

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing unit control centers at RAF Mildenhall, England, play an important role in accounting for Airmen quarantined or isolated during the COVID-19 lockdown. Stood up at the discretion of the wing commander during a contingency, each UCC serves as an information focal point for a squadron.
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