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  • From model aircraft maker to B-17 pilot: WWII veteran shares life stories

    “I think of my generation, born in the 1920s and 1930s, as the air-minded one we were naturally excited about airplanes much like young people now are excited about space,” said retired 1st Lt. John A. Clark, 98, former 418th Bomb Squadron and 100th Bomb Group co-pilot, who was stationed at Thorpe

  • 100th CES develop new tank system, saves $1.6 million

    During regular base inspections throughout 2021, 18 heating oil tank systems were identified to be at the end of their life span and required urgent replacement by the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron. Replacement tank systems must meet base standard designs approved for compliance by the Air Force

  • 100th ARW increases readiness with new KC-135 variant

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing received a new model of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, Nov. 24. The 100th ARW is the last active-duty unit in the U.S. Air Force to receive the model, which is known as the Block 45 variant.

  • RAF Mildenhall and BAC host Thanksgiving lunch

    Team Mildenhall senior leaders, in partnership with the British American Committee, hosted a Thanksgiving lunch to build stronger relationships within the community by serving food and hosting Bingo for local senior citizens.

  • 100th ARW leadership participates in Remembrance Day event

    British Army and U.S. military service members stood alongside each other during a Remembrance Day ceremony to commemorate members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty in wars and other military conflicts since the onset of World War I. Remembrance Day is held in November of each year

  • Fallen veterans remembered at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

    More than 3,800 American heroes are buried within the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial along with more than 5,126 names recorded on the Tablets of the Missing. Col. Gene Jacobus, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, attended a memorial service Nov. 11, 2021, in memory of more than 400,000

  • Lt. Gen. Basham visits RAF Mildenhall

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa deputy commander, toured the 100th Air Refueling Wing during his visit to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Nov. 3.

  • 100th ARW hones ACE concepts during exercise Castle Forge

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing conducted a readiness exercise at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, RAF Fairford and Souda Bay, Greece, Nov. 1-4.During exercise Castle Forge, Airmen provided air refueling support for U.S. and allied aircraft, including U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer,