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  • Combat crew communication secures secrets

    Anytime, day or night, KC-135 Stratotankers and other transient aircraft that pass through RAF Mildenhall hold vital communication codes which allow the team to get the mission done. This critical information is organized, packaged and passed onto aircrews by Airmen from the 100th Operations Support Squadron combat crew communications team, and securing messages is the name of the game.
  • 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.
  • Mildenhall KC-135 crew strengthens relationship with Romanian air force

    U.S. Airmen with the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and the 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in air refueling training alongside members of the Romanian air force in Bucharest, Romania, March 11-15. The “Sly Fox” KC-135 Stratotanker crew refueled Romanian air force F-16 Fighting Falcons over the week, which focused on interoperability with their Romanian counterparts and enhanced the operational readiness of both nations.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
  • RAF Mildenhall ATC: Keeping the skies safe

    With 24-hour operations and constant movement on the flightline, air traffic controllers are the guiding voice for all aircraft entering RAF Mildenhall airspace, keeping millions worth of aircraft and pilots safe. How do they do it? The ever-watching eye of the air traffic controllers from the 100th Operations Support Squadron keeps our skies and aircraft safe. They are the backbone to mission success at RAF Mildenhall.
  • Wings over Latvia

    Two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons break away after refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS over Latvia, June 14, 2017. The exercise is designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, to strengthen combined response capabilities, as well as demonstrate resolve among Allied and Partner Nations' forces to ensure stability
  • Fueling the Fight

    Senior Airman Thriston Noel, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise over Latvia, June 7, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting this exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy,
  • U.S. Air Force aircraft arrives in Latvia to support exercise Saber Strike 2017

    A Michigan Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker descends onto Riga International Airport, Latvia, for exercise Saber Strike 17 June 4, 2017. Two KC-135s flying out of Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., landed at the airport carrying approximately 50 Airmen to participate in Saber Strike 2017. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena
  • Airmen teach future leaders during BALTOPS 2016

    A group of high school students chatted excitedly as they stepped off a bus at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 9, to tour a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • 14 aircraft, 4 nations, 1 alliance

    A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons, four U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2016. The formation was captured from a KC-135 from the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Force
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