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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, flies over the Ukrainian countryside before conducting a flyover to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Ukrainian independence Aug, 24, 2021. The U.S. is committed to Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

Media Operations

  • RAF Mildenhall civil servant retiring after 64 years of service

    Ms. Faith A. Rutterford, MBE, 81, joined the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence as a Civil Servant on April 27, 1959 supporting the United States Visiting Forces. Her first, and only position for the entire 64 years, is secretary to the Commander of the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron located at RAF

  • RAF Mildenhall locks down for suspected active shooter

    The base went into lockdown due to reports of suspected active shooter on April 25, 2023 at 1:18 p.m. The installation was conducting a base readiness exercise, and initial reports were potential exercise activity, however it was confirmed it was not exercise related and implemented a real-world


All media queries must be coordinated through the 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office. Please email your questions to the Media Operations Section at, with relevant contact information, media organization information and deadline for publication.


Submission of the Media Access Application & Registration Form is required for all in-person interviews, media flights and installation access for base-wide media events. The completed form does not guarantee installation access. The data obtained is only for RAF Mildenhall information and access screening purposes. RAF Mildenhall is a secure installation and all media agree to adobe by 100th Air Refueling Wing safety and security measures and regulations.

Email completed application to, Subject Line: Media Access Application. Re-credentialing will take place each year.

All media members requesting to work with the 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office are required to complete a Media Credentialing Form prior to requests for interviews or media flights. 


All media interviews must be coordinated through the 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office. Please email your questions to the Media Operations section at


All media members interested in participating in a media orientation flight are required to complete the Media Flight Application in addition to the 100th Air Refueling Wing Media Access Application & Registration Form. The approval process takes 4-6 weeks and requests are processed and scheduled in the order they are received.

All applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation as part of the approval process.

Contact Us

100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Media Operations Section
COMM 01638-54-2654
DSN 238-2654