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The most up-to-date road conditions for our area (both RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall) can be found on the
RAF Mildenhall Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RAFMildenhall). Personnel can also call the RAF Mildenhall weather line (01638-543541) for weather updates and the road condition status.

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GREEN:
Unrestricted. Ideal road, visibility and temperature conditions exist. The RAF Mildenhall Facebook page will display a normal black and white profile picture of a square D along with a mission-related photo for the cover photo.

YELLOW: Caution, but no restrictions. Road surface is wet or slushy, visibility is restricted and temperatures are low. The RAF Mildenhall Facebook page will display a yellow and white square D for the profile picture along with a yellow cover photo stating the current road condition.

RED: Mission-essential and emergency vehicles only - two-hour delayed reporting for all others (school and work). Road surface is hazardous, visibility is severely restricted and/or temperature is very low. The RAF Mildenhall Facebook page will display a red and white square D for the profile picture along with a red cover photo stating the current road condition.

BLACK: Road and school closures. Mission-essential and emergency vehicles only. Road surface is very hazardous, visibility is extremely restricted and temperatures are extremely low. The RAF Mildenhall Facebook page will display a normal profile picture depicting a black and white square D for the profile picture along with a black cover photo stating the current road condition.


Mission essential reporting: Only mission-essential personnel, as determined by unit commanders and supervisors, are required to report to duty. Unit commanders must specifically identify who they determine as mission essential in advance. If you have not been told, ask your supervisor.

Delayed reporting: All members report for duty while exercising caution and arriving as soon as conditions permit or as specified.

Early release: Unit commanders are responsible for managing early release within their organization when the commander initiates this action.


For school closures and other delay information, call
01638-52-3541or DSN: 226-3541.

Winter Driving

Winter Driving SAFETY

Personnel should keep the following items in their vehicle during winter conditions:

  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Warm clothes, blankets and a pair of boots
  • Reflective vests
  • Flashlight|
  • First aid kit
  • Red triangle and shovel
  • Ice scraper and de-icer
  • Battery jump leads
  • Food and a warm drink
  • Sunglasses to enhance visibility in low winter sun

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In 1971 the United States Congress designated August 26 as, “Women’s Equality Day.” To commemorate this day RAF Mildenhall hosted Col. Carol Miller, 100th Mission Support Group Commander, Col. Michelle Estes, 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Group Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Kathi Glascock, 100th Air Refueling Wing Command Chief, participated in a panel discussion, answering questions about lessons learned throughout their careers.
Check out this photo of one of our majestic KC-135s soaring into the sky ready to deliver fuel to allies across Europe and Africa. Hope everyone has refueled over the weekend and is ready to get back at it on Monday! #RAFMildenhall #StratotankerSunday
Our Airmen are working on commitment this month for GRIT. Commitment is a leadership quality that inspires and attracts people. It shows a leader has convictions and that he or she believes in the cause. Commitment is tested by action, and allows leaders and teams to press on and get up, no matter how many times they get knocked down. Nothing worthwhile can be achieved without commitment. #GRIT U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa United States Air Force
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Congratulations to #TeamMildenhall’s newest Staff Sergeant Selectees! Continue leading the way each and every day. Remember to take the time to thank your family, friends and leadership who helped you along the way! #SquareDAway
Texas Air National Guardsmen have a short time at RAF Mildenhall with a lot to accomplish as they conduct their annual training. In addition to their required tasks, these Citizen Airmen offered new eyes to some old problems. #TeamMildenhall #USAFE #USAFEGRIT #TMD #TXANG #ANG #AirNationalGuard #GoGuard #NGB #TotalTeamForce #136AW https://go.usa.gov/xVYe9
Check out a few photos from Team Mildenhall's Diversity and Inclusion Day! The RAF Mildenhall Diversity & Inclusion Council promotes mutual respect, understanding, harmony, team work, pride and espirit de corps among all groups on base. #USAFE #USAF #Airmen #Diversity #Inclusion U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa United States Air Force
Happy #NationalAviationDay! Here's a small sample of how our KC-135s extend global reach!
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Did you know service members leaving active duty are able to intern at a civilian company for up to six months and receive military pay and benefits as part of the Department of Defense SkillBridge program? This is just one of many resources the base education office can inform Airmen about! #RAFMILDENHALL https://go.usa.gov/xVCBz
“My favorite part of the job is knowing that we play an important role on base since we send out the parts that are needed for the aircraft to get fixed and carry out the mission. Also, we get the opportunity to talk to many different units throughout the base to see how those parts are being used to keep the mission going,” said Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Binegar, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Flight Service Center journeyman.
Team Mildenhall’s youngsters got the chance to see what it takes for their parents to deploy. They toured aircraft and received some specialized gear and training. What a great way to help them understand military requirements! #TeamMildenhall Click on the story for more information... https://go.usa.gov/xVans
A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 landed on our airfield on Monday. Pilots practice landing on unfamiliar runways for training and to increase their readiness. We are always happy to work with our allies. Also, check out that tail flash! U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa U.S. European Command (EUCOM) NATO Koninklijke Luchtmacht Ministerie van Defensie - NL
Airmen from the Bloody Hundredth have been putting an innovative piece of communication equipment through its paces. Check out the article below to hear more about this device and why RAF Mildenhall is the only base across the Air Force testing it! #RAFMILDENHALL https://go.usa.gov/xVc8Z
Happy Stratotanker Sunday! Here is a little throwback to Exercise Point Blank when we refueled some F-35A Lightning II aircraft. Here at the Bloody Hundredth we are always happy to assist our brothers and sisters in arms. #NKAWTG
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The Bloody Hundredth takes care of its people. Colonel Pananon flew down to Moron Air Base, Spain, to introduce himself to our forward deployed Airmen and recognize some top performers. U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa #MildenhallNation For more information click on the link below... https://go.usa.gov/xySFj
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