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  • Kids deploy to RAF Mildenhall for fun day of activities

    Children at RAF Mildenhall participated in a ‘kids deployment line’ hosted by the Airman and Family Readiness Center Aug. 2, 2018.
  • Secretary Wilson returns to RAF Mildenhall, discusses innovation, strategy

    When then second lieutenant Heather Wilson joined the Air Force in 1985, her very first assignment was to the 3rd Air Force at RAF Mildenhall. Now, as the Secretary of the Air Force, Wilson returned to RAF Mildenhall July 12 to learn about the new innovations the Airmen here have since created and to speak about the National Defense Strategy. “It’s been 30 years since I’ve been at RAF Mildenhall, and seeing how much it has changed, I can see that driving innovation is still one our top priorities,” Wilson said.
  • Are you Alpha enough for the ‘battle station’?

    Team Mildenhall Airmen have the opportunity to test their physical fitness skills with a new Alpha Warrior obstacle course, the ‘battle station,’ at the Northside Fitness Center. The Alpha Warrior program is an initiative established by the Air Force Services Activity. The program is designed to enhance Airmen’s physical fitness.
  • Commentary – Drawing courage from the legacy of the Bloody Hundredth

    We pride ourselves on being the most lethal Air Force in the world, but that means our job is inherently dangerous. Just like the Airmen who flew, fought and won before us, we have to accept the nature of our business, and do whatever it takes to establish air dominance and ensure international peace.
  • Deployed Mildenhall Airmen learn resiliency in Spain

    When Spain comes across an Airman’s desk as a deployment location, the first thought may be the luxury of Madrid or the beauty of Barcelona. For those Airmen assigned to the 351st Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron at Zaragoza Air Base, Spain, they were in for an awakening.
  • RAF Mildenhall saving lives one oxygen mask at a time

    When an in-flight emergency happens, the last thing anyone wants to question is the condition of an oxygen mask, which could be the barrier between life and death. The 100th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop makes it their goal for that question never to be asked. The AFE shop is the insurance of the aircrew and keeps everything prepared just in case of an emergency.
  • RAF Mildenhall ATC: Keeping the skies safe

    With 24-hour operations and constant movement on the flightline, air traffic controllers are the guiding voice for all aircraft entering RAF Mildenhall airspace, keeping millions of dollars' worth of aircraft and pilots safe. How do they do it? The ever-watching eyes of the air traffic controllers from the 100th Operations Support Squadron keeps our skies and aircraft safe. They are the backbone to mission success at RAF Mildenhall.
  • POL: fueling the mission

    RAF MILDENHALL, England – Early every Friday morning, the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricant flight gather around their leadership. Whether day shift or night shift, they stand together and recite the Airman’s Creed, line by line, phrase by phrase, emphasizing what it means to be an Airman and strive to maintain the highest standards every day. The responsibility of ensuring the Bloody Hundredth’s fleet of aircraft, ready to provide unrivaled air refueling across Europe and Africa, is no small feat.
  • Two single parents lead household, squadron

    RAF MILDENHALL, England - If it takes a village to raise a child, how can a mom do it on her own while also leading a squadron of more than 100 personnel? Two of RAF Mildenhall’s squadron commanders show how they do it and act as a guiding light for those who think it’s impossible. Leading a squadron of 100 to 550 people at a time can create a collision of priorities; the question is not when will they collide, but how do these leaders surpass the collision?
  • RAF Mildenhall EFMP families experience live planetarium

    The Northside Fitness Center at RAF Mildenhall transformed into a digital planetarium Feb. 10 for a special science event for exceptional family member program families to experience the joy of astronomy, geology and biology in an interactive way. The giant mobile dome was placed in the fitness center to provide a hands on science experience. The mobile science dome is a fully computerized planetarium system and has specialized projection lenses to provide 360-degree, full-dome science shows, which offers a unique learning experience for children and adults.
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