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  • Team Mildenhall, 48th Fighter Wing don’t cry over spilled gas

    Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath participated in a fuel spill exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, May 15, 2019. The exercise, conducted annually in accordance with Defense Logistics Agency regulations, replicated a fuel spill and tested Airmen’s reaction to an event that could halt the base’s aerial refueling mission.
  • Fast and Furious 48 hours of readiness in UK

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing and 48th Fighter Wing completed a 48-hour readiness exercise, which included aerial refueling and limited night flying April 23-25. Mission Assurance Exercise 19-01, designated ‘FURIOUS 48,’ brought the two wings together to work on combat skills and aerial refueling training. Airmen tested their ability to survive and operate in wartime conditions, as well as showcased their ability to generate combat airpower in a wide range of environments and scenarios.
  • Two-Day period of limited night flying at RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The 48th Fighter Wing and 100th Air Refueling Wing will conduct a 48-hour readiness exercise from April 23-25 that will include limited flying at night.
  • U.S. Airmen aid Polish citizen while deployed for exercise

    At approximately 6:45 a.m., U.S. Air Force Airmen assisted a Polish citizen whose van had flipped outside Powdiz Air Base, Poland, March
  • US, UK’s exercise Point Blank introduces new elements to the fight

    48th Fighter Wing and Royal Air Force personnel participated in the latest iteration of exercise Point Blank in Yorkshire, England, March 22.
  • Air Force One touches down at RAF Mildenhall

    Air Force One, carrying President Donald J. Trump and a contingency of White House officials and media members, arrived at RAF Mildenhall for refueling and logistical support Feb. 26, 2019. Air Force One, along with a C-32, known as “Air Force Two” and an E-4B National Airborne Operations Center landed en route to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, for the president’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
  • Liberty wing unveils heritage jet

    The 48th Fighter Wing revealed the first of three “heritage” F-15E Strike Eagles during an unveiling ceremony here today.
  • Ready, Set, Load

    A loading standardization crew member observes the loading of an inert MK-82 ordinance on an F-15E Strike Eagle during a loading competition at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 18, 2019. The load crew team were judged on their ability to load both an inert MK-82 and a GBU-38 on the aircrafts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • 492nd AMU: Bleed Blue

    492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chiefs prepare to conduct aircraft launch procedures at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 7, 2019. 492nd AMU Airmen maintain the world's premier multi-role fighter, the F-15E Strike Eagle to ensure RAF Lakenheath remains combat-ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)
  • Team Mildenhall Dental Clinic: Bright smiles lead to mission success

    Whether it comes to brushing teeth vigorously or flossing to ensure cavities do not take shape, dental hygiene is a critical component of the overall health of Team Mildenhall Airmen, and crucial to ensuring mission stoppage does not occur.
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