The 100th Air Refueling Wing is RAF Mildenhall's current host wing and the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, activated here on February 1, 1992. The wing provides the critical air refueling "bridge" that allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe on a moment's notice.
501st Combat Support Wing
The 501st Combat Support Wing provides world-class combat support to enable intelligence, communications and global strike operations in support of U.S. and NATO objectives worldwide. Providing oversight of three U.K.-based air base groups, the 501st CSW is responsible for 11 sites and installations in the United Kingdom and Norway.
352nd Special Operations Group
The 352nd Special Operations Group is the air component for special operations within the European command. Under the operational control of the commander for Special Operation Command Europe, the group plans and executes general war and contingency operations using MC-130H Combat Talon II, MC-130J Commando II and CV-22 Osprey aircraft.
95th Reconnaissance Squadron
The 95th Reconnaissance Squadron's operations, maintenance, intelligence and administrative personnel provide European and Mediterranean reconnaissance, real-time intelligence, information warfare and combat support to national-level leadership and war-fighting commanders, while responding to various wing missions worldwide. The squadron executes missions using RC-135 and OC-135 Open Skies aircraft.
As USEUCOM's standing air component headquarters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-United Kingdom plans, commands and controls the execution of simultaneous or sequential, full spectrum air, space, and information operations in support of U.S. objectives. USAFE-UK maintains continuous theater-wide situational awareness and provides COMUSAFE the capability to command and control assigned and attached forces. They are prepared to provide C/JTF, C/JFACC, and / or AFFOR core staffs to meet theater contingency requirements.
488th Intelligence Squadron
The 488th Intelligence Squadron specializes in RC-135 airborne reconnaissance operations providing responsive support to Allied tactical military forces, regional commanders and national priorities across the region.
727th Air Mobility Squadron
The 727th Air Mobility Squadron provides air mobility support for Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. The squadron operates the primary aerial port for all air transportation cargo entering and leaving the United Kingdom, and directs the operation of aircraft proving air mobility support in-country.