• Team Mildenhall supports RAF Marham Friends, Families Day

    The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force aerobatic display team, fly over of a KC-135 Stratotanker from RAF Mildenhall at the RAF Marham Friends and Families Day July 20, 2017, at Marham, England. Team Mildenhall members and their families were invited to the annual event which consisted of both static and flying displays throughout the day. (U.S. Air
  • New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

    Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
  • Paw patrol: A Brock from the norm

    On a recent assignment to Germany, Military Working Dog Brock was part of the security detail for the president of the United States’ visit to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, where he worked hand-in-hand – or rather, paw-in-paw – with the Secret Service dog teams. Accompanied by Staff Sgt. Dominick Young, 100th Security Forces Squadron MWD handler, Brock – a dual-certified, odor protection and patrol training dog – searched rooms, luggage, vehicles and aircraft equipment that went on or near Air Force One.
  • Bloody Hundredth changes command

    Col. Christopher Amrhein accepted command of the 100th Air Refueling Wing here July 21. Replacing Col. Thomas D. Torkelson as commander, Amrhein most recently served as vice wing commander of the 18th Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan.
  • AF rolls out phased retirement program for eligible civilians

    Eligible Air Force civilian employees now have the option of working part time in a “semi-retired” status, according to new Air Force Instruction 36-817, Civilian Phased Retirement Program. The civilian phased-retirement program allows eligible full-time employees to request to work on a part-time basis and receive a portion of their retirement
  • A-10s make flying visit to RAF Mildenhall

    Some A-10 Warthogs from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., transited through RAF Mildenhall, England, July 14, 2017, on their way to a deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Commanders to have more say in developmental education opportunities

    Air Force officials recently announced changes to the nomination process for officer developmental education beginning with the results of the March 2017 Line of Air Force Major Board. The March 2017 LAF Major’s Board results will be released publicly July 18, 2017, and will not include in-residence, developmental education selection or “select” status.
  • Thunderbirds partner with Bloody Hundredth

    The U.S. Air Force Air Thunderbirds fly in formation over RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath, England, July 10, 2017. The Thunderbirds trailed a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 351st Air Refueling Squadron, for air refueling on their way to northern Scotland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)
  • Air Force releases first-term Airman retraining quotas for FY18

    Eligible active-duty first-term Airmen may choose from more than 1,400 approved retraining quotas in over 20 career fields for fiscal year 2018.  Retraining allows enlisted Airmen, to include staff and technical sergeants on their first enlistment, to retrain into skills where a shortage exists, in conjunction with a reenlistment.  “A first-term