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  • Aircrew safety top priority for AFE shop

    The 100th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment shop operates behind the scenes to support the aerial refueling mission. Responsible for repairing and maintaining the flight equipment pilots and boom operators need such as survival resources, oxygen masks, radios, and chemical protection gear, AFE serves an important role in mission success.
  • Naturalized Airman - From Struggles to Stripes

    This feature is part of the “Naturalized Airmen” series on mildenhall.af.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story to American citizenship. For some born abroad, America is seen as the land of ‘hopes and dreams’. It’s what they see on television or hear from the people in their communities. The path to make those dreams a reality is a long road filled with obstacles of resilience and determination, but many who have made it say it’s worth it.
  • Aerospace ground equipment: no airpower without ground power

    As a global air refueling and combat support forward operating base, RAF Mildenhall projects airpower through unrivaled air refueling and provides combat support across Europe and Africa. However, to complete this mission, it takes hard work and dedication from the Airmen of the 100th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment shop, who live by the creed of “there’s no airpower without ground power.”
  • 100 ARW supports 352d SOW mission partner

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing supported the 352d Special Operations Wing with a refueling mission off the coast of England, Oct. 10, 2019.
  • Team Mildenhall perform 48-hour operations

    Airmen with the 100th Air Refueling Wing participated in 48-hour operations Oct. 2-4. Various exercise scenarios were designed to ensure 100th ARW Airmen were fully prepared for potential contingencies in the wing’s area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135s refuel F-35s for Theater Security Package

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lighting II assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 351st Air Refueling Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over the Baltic Sea July 13, 2019. The F-35 is deployed to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility to demonstrate U.S.
  • BALTOPS Exercise 2019

    A Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcon flies beside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during aerial refueling in support of Exercise Baltic Operations over Germany, June 19, 2019. The BALTOPS Exercise is a U.S. exercise focused on joint interoperability in the Baltic Region, planned and executed this year by the U.S. and NATO. (U.S. Air Force
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