• 100th AMXS shares maintenance expertise during student visit

    The 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hosted a group of engineering students from West Suffolk College Feb. 6, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England. The future engineers visited the 100th AMXS to learn about maintenance practices used by the squadron.
  • NDI: Preventative Maintenance

    The Airmen of the 100th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspections shop verify that Team Mildenhall aircraft are ready to fly, support the mission and keep Airmen safe. The shop accomplishes this by using multiple techniques to examine aircraft parts and determine whether or not they are serviceable.
  • 100th ARW supports Point Blank

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing supported the 48th Fighter Wing and Royal Air Force personnel participating in the latest iteration of exercise Point Blank in England, Jan. 30, 2020. Point Blank is a recurring, low-cost exercise initiative designed to increase tactical proficiency of U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and Ministry of Defence forces.
  • Fuels management flight validates mission readiness through fuel receipt test

    The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight verified alternative fuel receipt capabilities Jan. 27, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England. The operation was performed to verify that mission readiness could be maintained in the event the pipeline normally used to receive fuel was compromised.
  • 100th MXS: Aircraft structural maintenance maintains readiness

    The Airmen of the 100th Maintenance Squadron’s aircraft structural maintenance shop preserve and extend the life of components for all Team Mildenhall airframes. The aircraft structural maintenance shop, sometimes called sheet metal, also includes the corrosion control section, and performs multiple tasks that enable RAF Mildenhall aircraft to continue to execute the mission. Their ability to keep parts and aircraft serviceable relies on a variety of tasks such as painting, sanding, hammering, repairing and maintaining aircraft parts.
  • Struggles make 100th SFS Airman of the Year stronger

    Senior Airman Christopher Francis, 100th Security Forces Squadron information assurance officer, at RAF Mildenhall, England, displayed great resilience on his journey to becoming the 2019 100th SFS Airman of the Year. Francis, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., cultivated a unique set of skills as a cave and cliff rescue service volunteer before enlisting in the Air Force.
  • Protocol: perfection at all costs

    The hustle and bustle surrounding any ceremony or high-level visit on any Air Force installation around the world requires a lot of moving parts to be put in the right place for ultimate success. Whether it’s having people in the right place at the right time, ensuring subject matter experts are prepared to provide mission briefs to showcase RAF Mildenhall’s capabilities, or simply making sure all hospitality needs are met, the 100th Air Refueling Wing Protocol office steps up to the plate every time.
  • HAW delivers BOWST to RAF Mildenhall

    The Heavy Airlift Wing is part of the Strategic Airlift Capability, a multinational initiative that provides participating nations access to military airlift capabilities. A C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the HAW, Pápa Air Base, Hungary, delivered a Boom Operator Weapon System Trainer to RAF Mildenhall, England, Jan. 11, 2020. The BOWST trains boom operators for real-world operations while saving money and flying hours. It also allows instructors to evaluate students in a variety of scenarios while receiving real-time information on the student's progress, in a safe environment.
  • Mildenhall Cadet Squadron member receives prestigious Civil Air Patrol award

    A Mildenhall Cadet Squadron cadet received the General Carl A. Spaatz Award Jan. 4, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England. Cadet Col. Zane Fockler was presented the award in front of his fellow Civil Air Patrol cadets, family, friends and leadership from the 100th Air Refueling and 48th Fighter Wings.
  • Metals tech: keeping aircraft flying

    The 100th Maintenance Squadron’s aircraft metals technology technicians aim to achieve the highest levels of precision when grinding, welding, fabricating or repairing parts for Team Mildenhall aircraft. For the Airmen of the aircraft metals technology section, it’s their job to ensure that Team Mildenhall has the tools and parts needed to accomplish the mission.