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  • 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.
  • 100th SFS: Defending our forces

    They have been known by many names: cops, police, security forces, guardians of the gate and defenders. Some may say the word “Defender” is the most appropriate. According to Merriam-Webster, a defender is one who drives away danger or protects from attack and for the men and women of the 100th Security Forces Squadron at RAF Mildenhall, this definition seems well suited.
  • 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.
  • NDI; Exposing the cracks

    Non-destructive inspection technicians perform five different types of inspections – x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic particle and penetrant – to detect abnormalities. NDI Airmen are tasked with ensuring aircraft and weapons systems parts are structurally safe with no damage, flaws or stress fractures. The Bloody Hundredth Airmen take pride in exposing the cracks to keep the mission moving.
  • RAF Mildenhall supports sovereign skies in Iceland

    KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-15C/D Eagles from RAF Lakenheath in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission Aug. 10, 2018.
  • AGE Airmen: No airpower without ground power

    Walking onto the flightline, the hum of the generators is all you hear over the conversation between pilots and mechanics. The small battery on wheels powers a 49 ton aircraft and prepares KC-135 Stratotankers to fuel the mission across Europe and Africa.
  • RAF Mildenhall helps secure Iceland’s sovereign skies

    KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing transported Airmen and supplies to Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission there, July 30- Aug. 23, 2018.
  • Mildenhall AFE Airmen talk shop

    When an in-flight emergency happens, the last thing anyone wants to question is the condition of an oxygen mask, which could be the barrier between life and death. The 100th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop makes it their goal for that question never to be asked. The AFE shop is the insurance of the aircrew and keeps everything prepared just in case of an emergency.
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