• USAFE Command Chief introduces his priorities

    Walking into his office it can be easy to get the impression you are about to meet someone who embodies Air Force experience, evident by the various memorabilia scattered throughout the room. He’s been an aircraft maintainer. He’s been a military training instructor. He’s even been a non-commissioned officer academy commandant. Now, his desk plaque reads “command chief”.
  • 100th ARW supports African Lion

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing conduct a preflight briefing April 18, 2017 on RAF Mildenhall, England. Airmen from the 100th ARW flew to Rota Naval Air Station, Spain, to support African Lion, an exercise aimed toward strengthening relationships with U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah
  • Single Dads’ Association offers hope, advice, support, camaraderie

    Open to all single dads who work on RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath and RAF Feltwell, the Single Dads’ Association is believed to be the first of its kind in U.S. Air Forces in Europe. The group was founded after one of its first members didn’t qualify for one of the family daycare events on base, which was for married members and spouses of deployed Airmen only. As a single dad, he was therefore not able to benefit from the daycare assistance. With the help of one of his military friends at RAF Mildenhall, who was also a single dad, the pair decided to form the “Single Dads’ Association” so they could provide help and support to others in similar situations.
  • UK fraternity chapter awards scholarship to RAFL student

    The U.K. Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Chi Mu Mu, awarded a RAF Lakenheath High School student a scholarship on April 15, 2017, during their fifth charter anniversary banquet held in Birmingham, England. The scholarship winner attended the formal evening with his father, 48th Dental Squadron chief of general dentistry. Personnel from both RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath, England, attended the event as members and patrons.
  • 100th CES Airmen join forces with RAF Lakenheath in search, recovery exercise

    Airmen from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron Engineering Execution Support shop teamed up with RAF Lakenheath April 7, 2017, for a joint search and recovery/aircraft crash response training exercise which also involved Air Force reserve teams from the 927th Force Support Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Family Advocacy encourages healthy relationships at Child Abuse Prevention Month event

    The RAF Mildenhall Youth Center held an interactive event to highlight Child Abuse Prevention Month April 5, 2017, during which a representative from family advocacy discussed healthy family dynamics and how to identify positive and negative emotions. According to the Military OneSource website, since 1983, April has been dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through the observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The observance serves to educate parents and the community about warning signs and helpful resources, and to reinforce that the safety and well-being of children is a shared community responsibility.
  • RAF Mildenhall kicks off 2017 Air Force Assistance Fund drive

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Curtis Stanley, 100th Air Refueling Wing command chief, fills out the first donation from RAF Mildenhall to the Air Force Assistance Fund for the fiscal year April 7, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charitable affiliates that provide support to Air Force active
  • RAFM Defender to represent USAFE in DoD Warrior Games

    RAF Mildenhall, England -- Michael Christiansen, a technical sergeant assigned to the 100th Security Forces Squadron, is the only U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airman to qualify for the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago this summer. He earned his place on the team after recently competing in the Warrior Games Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Similar to the Paralympics, the DoD Warrior Games hosts a wide variety of events including wheelchair basketball, swimming, track and field, sight-impaired events, rowing (machine), cycling, and standing and sitting categories for various sports. This year’s event is hosted by the Navy, and the Air Force team will not only be competing against their American sister services, but also against invited teams from Great Britain and Australia.
  • 100th OSS spouse wins USAFE Spouse Of The Year

    Amanda Holien, wife of U.S. Air Force Capt. David Holien, 100th Operation Support Squadron executive officer, poses for a photo March 29, 2017 on RAF Mildenhall, England. Holien won the 2016 U.S. Air Forces in Europe Spouse of The Year for her contributions to the base and local community. One of her most significant accomplishments was organizing