• Bloody Hundredth support B-52 during Arctic flight

    A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress conducted a flight from RAF Fairford, England, up the Norwegian coast, over the Barents Sea and Arctic Ocean before returning to RAF Fairford. The mission was enabled by aerial refueling support from a KC-135 Stratotanker based at RAF Mildenhall, England. The purpose of the flight was to conduct theater familiarization for aircrew members and to demonstrate U.S. commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of our military forces. U.S. Strategic Command regularly tests and evaluates the readiness of strategic assets to ensure we are able to honor our security commitments.
  • 100th ARW: Refueling USAF B-52, Romanian F-16s

    A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress and Romanian F-16s received fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, over Romania Sept. 13, 2018. Training with Romania and other NATO allies improves interoperability and demonstrates the United States’ commitment to regional security.
  • Citizen Airman brings experience, perspective to further 100 ARW success

    When a manning crisis occurs in a squadron, Total Force Integration can be a lifesaver. Maj. Phillip Johnson, an aircraft maintenance officer from the 134th Air Refueling Wing, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tennessee, has been just that. During the summer, the 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was looking at a looming manning gap for an aircraft maintenance operations officer position. To help fill the void, Johnson came in on a 90-day deployment to man that position.
  • Honor Guardsmen: honoring those who came before

    The traditions and legacies maintained by RAF Mildenhall Honor Guardsmen are those which have been passed down through generations of Airmen before us. With every flag fold, every drill movement and every funeral the Bloody Hundredth Honor Guard conducts, the mission is to always put the service member and their family first. That intimate moment, when Airmen and family members cross paths through the passing of a folded American flag, leaves a lasting touch for everyone involved.
  • Airmen in UK remember 9/11

    Emergency responders from the RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath Fire Departments, 100th and 48th Security Forces Squadrons and 48th Medical Group joined together Sept. 11, 2018, for a ceremony at the 100th Air Refueling Wing headquarters building.
  • Mildenhall Airmen explore Dover Castle, build resilience together

    Team Mildenhall Airmen explored Dover Castle, during a resiliency trip Sept. 7, 2018. The trip, organized by the Square-D Center for Character and Culture office, included a self-guided walk-through of the castle, along with an underground hospital and a realistic representation of Operation Dynamo. Operation Dynamo was the rescue and evacuation of 338,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk in May 1940.
  • 100th LRS DJ balances his career and passion

    For some people, music is a way to express themselves, a way to relax and a way to motivate themselves. For others, listening isn't enough; they have to create it, like Staff Sgt. Elijah Rasheed, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store supervisor, otherwise known as ‘DJ Messiah’.
  • 100th SFS MWD teams showcase capabilities to local community

    Military working dog teams from RAF Mildenhall showcased their capabilities during the Newmarket Fire and Police Fun Day Sept. 2, 2018, in Newmarket, England. The event was held for families to learn about emergency services within the local area in a fun and friendly environment.
  • RAF Mildenhall says farewell to Station Commander

    Sqn. Ldr. Richard Fryer retired Aug. 31, 2018, after 41 years of service in the Royal Air Force. Fryer joined the RAF in hopes of becoming a pilot on Oct. 9, 1977. He passed the pilot selection and aptitude tests, but his eyesight was too poor to fly. Instead, he commissioned as an air traffic controller to be as close to flying as possible and contribute to the service’s critical flying mission.
  • Bloody Hundredth Airmen sharpen response and readiness abilities

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing held a mission assurance exercise Aug. 27-28 to test Airmen readiness and measure responses throughout the wing. The main purpose of this exercise was to demonstrate how rapidly 100th ARW Airmen would be able to organize an entire wing and prepare for the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, by adversaries.