• Team Mildenhall supports B-52 deployment

    A formation of KC-135 Stratotankers, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, refueled a B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 27, 2017, over the Mediterranean Sea.  
  • Meaning, Purpose Symposium: learning the value of self-worth

    Airmen of all ranks, from agencies across the base, attended the first Meaning and Purpose Symposium Sept. 26, 2017, hosted by the RAF Mildenhall Square-D Center for Character and Culture.
  • From maintenance to marathons: 100th MXS Airman places 4th in Air Force race

    Running a marathon is a pretty big achievement. Taking part in the Air Force Marathon – in celebration of the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force – makes it even more special, but placing fourth in the military category and fifth overall out of 410 runners is the icing on the (birthday) cake. Airman 1st Class Joshua Lykans, 100th Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology apprentice, arrived at RAF Mildenhall in 2016. Just 20 years old, his participation in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 16, 2017, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, was a new experience.
  • Humanitarian assignments considered for Airmen in time of need

    Today’s American Airmen do the impossible every day. They pursue their mission with excellence and integrity to become leaders and warriors, providing help to a world in need. However, even Airmen need help at times, especially if an acute problem occurs with a family member. The Humanitarian Reassignment and Deferment Program, run by the Air Force
  • RAF Mildenhall Airmen celebrate USAF 70th birthday

    Airmen from RAF Mildenhall celebrated the U.S. Air Force’s 70th birthday at the annual Air Force Ball held at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England, Sept. 16, 2017.“This is a monumental day for Mildenhall as we celebrate the Air Forces birthday, 25 years of the 100th Air Refueling Wing and 75th anniversary of the ‘Bloody Hundreth’,” said Col.
  • SecAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • RAF Mildenhall hosts UK child, youth conference

    Childcare educators and providers from RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath, RAF Croughton and RAF Alconbury, attended the U.K. Child and Youth Conference Sept. 9, held at the RAF Mildenhall Youth Center.
  • Amateur archeologists uncover WWII artifacts

    Seventy years after the end of World War II, there is still history buried in the forests of England, just waiting to be found.The American Veterans Archeology Recovery Program joined in a dig for U.S. and U.K. veterans and active-duty service members Sept. 6 at the former RAF Thorpe Abbotts near Diss in Norfolk.The dig itself was organised by the