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  • Refueling German allies

    A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, refueled a German air force Tornado from the Tactical Air Force Squadron 51, Schleswig Air Base, Germany, over Germany, April 29, 2020.
  • Refueling Eagles

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England, off the English coast, April 23, 2020.
  • EUCOM leaders visit Team Mildenhall

    Members of the European Command Capstone 19-3 class visited RAF Mildenhall, England, May 6, 2019. EUCOM leaders, consisting of members of all five branches of the U.S. military, discussed infrastructure developments with wing leadership and gained an understanding of the resources needed to continue the mission.
  • KC-135: Silent partner, extending global reach in Europe and Africa

    One of the many strengths of the U.S. Air Force is the ability to project airpower globally. That can happen because the Air Force has an efficient system for in-flight refueling. The KC-135 Stratotanker may not be the most well known aircraft in the Air Force, but it could be seen as one of the most important in the fleet.
  • KC-135 Stratotanker refuel

    U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The crew off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during the flight. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and
  • Top it off: US, Hellenic air forces practice in-flight refueling

    A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, joined F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Hellenic air force to perform in-flight refueling operations during a flying training deployment, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece.
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