A U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 100th Maintenance Squadron perform pre-flight checks on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Feb. 16, 2022. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater providing the critical air refueling "bridge" that enables the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe on a moment's notice.

Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility


Be Better Humans at a Level that is Unbelievable!

The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility educates and advises RAF Mildenhall’s Airmen, Guardians, Civilians and community partners on how to purposefully instill a thriving culture of belonging to maximize each individual’s greatest potential.

AIR FORCE'S GLOBAL CLASSROOM - introduction to culture

Why is it important to study culture? Because culture influences everything we think, say, and do. With this in mind, it is important for Airmen to study culture because of the diverse missions requiring interaction with people from different cultures at home and abroad. In order to improve interactions with counterparts, Airmen must become more aware of how culture affects those interactions. This course teaches students how to improve mission success by identifying a culture’s effects, being able to see a situation from different perspectives, and predicting the consequences of cross-cultural interactions. Moreover, the ITC course equips students with tools to improve their skills of observation and their ability to orient to new or changing situations.

This course is specifically designed as an interdisciplinary social science course, grounded in anthropology, cross-cultural communication, social and cognitive psychology, political science, and cultural geography. By combining knowledge and approaches from these extensive academic fields, ITC provides a unique experience that is both academic and practical. AFCLC’s goal is to offer the key insights most relevant to Airmen and demonstrate how to apply them in cross-cultural interactions.

This is a distance learning course. It is worth three semester hours of credit through the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF). It is currently only available to enlisted members of the US Armed Forces (Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve).

Learn more here: Air Force's Global Classroom


Cultural knowledge at your fingertips!
ECFGs are now available via our Culture Field Guide mobile app Version 2.0

Education Innovation at ACOL Speed!

Baseline cultural competence development in 2.5 hours
Organically produced and curated content
Downloadable certificate of all courses after completion!
Accessible, Relevant, Impactful Curriculum
Untethered from Government Platforms

Learn more here: Air Force Culture and Language Center




MSgt Erving

Chief, DEIA Officer
DSN ☎ 238-3324
COMM ☎ +44 1638 54 3324


To champion and advocate for individuals’ sense of belonging by cultivating a culture of cohesion (3C’s) rooted in listening, learning, and a call to action.


We are committed to eliminating inequalities and strengthening awareness of personal biases while holding ourselves and each other accountable to expectations of personal growth and embracing different perspectives.


We're always looking for your feedback regarding our Diversity & Inclusion efforts.
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