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  • RAF F-35s train with US Air Force B-2 bombers for the first time

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit, currently deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England, flies above the English countryside near Dover with two RAF F-35 jets, August 30, 2019. This is the first time UK F-35 Lightening jets have conducted training with the U.S. B-2 stealth bomber. (Courtesy Photo)
  • Texas Air National Guardsmen train at RAF Mildenhall

    Members of the 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard, conducted annual vehicle maintenance training with the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron at RAF Mildenhall July 20 – Aug. 2, 2019. Five guardsmen from different units across Dallas/Fort Worth came to RAF Mildenhall to train on special purpose equipment and upgrade their skill level throughout all of the 100 LRS vehicle maintenance shops.
  • An Air Force coder’s tale

    There is an Airman working long hours behind the shadows to protect computer networks from cyberattacks.
  • RAF Mildenhall Equal Opportunity advisor is serious about travel

    During his two assignments at RAF Mildenhall, England, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Landon Scaife, 100th Air Refueling Wing Equal Opportunity advisor, traveled to more than 20 countries. He turned wrenches as a maintainer during his time here from 2012 to 2014, and now, as a member of the Equal Opportunity office, he serves to ensure work environments for Airmen are free of obstacles preventing them from succeeding. Scaife has taken advantage of the base’s proximity to other countries and used travel not only as an outlet to decompress from the demands of work, but also as a tool for personal change.
  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21.  RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000 attendees and 245 different aircraft from 39 air arms, which represented 25 nations. From those nations, 48 air chiefs or their representatives attended the show.
  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21.  RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000 attendees and 245 different aircraft from 39 air arms, which represented 25 nations. From those nations, 48 air chiefs or their representatives attended the show.
  • RAF Mildenhall NCO’s journey from enlisted to officer

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ian Velez, 100th Communications Squadron NCO-in-charge of radio frequency transmissions, is scheduled to attend Officer Training School and commission as a force support squadron officer later this year. Velez’s path to OTS was not a quick one. He faced many obstacles while pursuing his goal of becoming an Air Force officer; nonetheless, he earned his commission with drive, patience and the ability to accept the guidance of a mentor.
  • D-Day 75: US forces in UK support airborne operation

    The 352nd Special Operations Wing and the Special Operations Command in Europe parachute-jumped into Normandy, June 9, 2019, in commemoration of the 75th D-Day anniversary, to honor the airborne operation conducted by Allied forces and the Battle for La Fiere Bridgehead, near Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 6-9, 1944.  “It was an absolute honor to
  • 501st Combat Support Wing orchestrates UK’s largest munitions supply movement of the decade

    From May 15th to the 19th, logistics and munitions Airmen and personnel from the 501st Combat Support Wing completed the United Kingdom’s largest munitions supply movement in a decade.
  • Minot B-52s, Airmen deploy to RAF Fairford

    RAF FAIRFORD, England - Approximately 300 Airmen and four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, are deployed to RAF Fairford, England, to conduct theater integration and flying training.
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