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  • 100th AMXS Jet Shop ‘engine doctors’ keep KC-135s healthy

    The 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Jet Shop at RAF Mildenhall, England, maintains all KC-135 Stratotanker engines on base. The shop repairs F108 turbofan engines and conducts periodic inspections, ensuring the KC-135s are ready to deliver rapid global aerial refueling around-the-clock.
  • AFRC’s unrelenting support provides comforting constant in COVID-19

    The 100th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center at RAF Mildenhall, England, continues to provide unrelenting support for Airmen and families during the COVID-19 lockdown. The helping agency is still offering programs and services to the base, including the Transition Assistance Program, the Air Force Aid Society, military family life counseling, and financial readiness education.
  • 727th AMS Air Freight Office helps equip warfighters

    The 727th Air Mobility Squadron Air Freight Office at RAF Mildenhall, England, serves a pivotal role in delivering mission-critical assets to the warfighter through their loading and unloading of cargo. The cargo processed by the air freight office occupies one of three stages: arrival, departure, or temporary storage in their warehouse. The method by which each item comes in and goes out varies.
  • 100th CES Emergency Management Airmen plan, train for readiness

    The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Office at RAF Mildenhall, England, contributes to mission readiness through their oversight of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training and their creation and maintenance of base plans. The largest component of the office’s efforts is directed at the biweekly CBRN defense skills class. Training approximately 90 people per week, Emergency Management Airmen teach the course and educate deploying and home station Airmen on the skills they need to effectively respond to a CBRN threat.
  • 100th CES “Dirt Boyz” foundational to mission success

    The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and construction equipment shop at RAF Mildenhall, England, performs a critical role in establishing perimeter security and runway access essential for the success of the Bloody Hundredth mission. Known as “Dirt Boyz,” pavements and construction equipment Airmen use a variety of tools to complete their construction projects, including handheld equipment like shovels, chainsaws, sledgehammers, levels and post hole diggers, while also relying on airfield sweeper vehicles and front-end loaders.
  • Traffic management office helps drive Mildenhall mission

    The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office at RAF Mildenhall, England, is responsible for receiving and shipping out equipment and personnel necessary for the completion of the mission. The inbound and outbound cargo section of the traffic management office handles all incoming and outgoing shipments to base, including aircraft parts and other mission-essential assets.
  • 100th MXS Airman innovates leak detection technology

    A 100th Maintenance Squadron Airman at RAF Mildenhall, England, has designed a device that decreases the time needed to detect leaks within aircraft fuel tanks. Staff Sgt. Patrick Leach, 100th MXS aircraft fuels systems craftsman, created the Pressurized Leak Detection Cup with the help of the aircraft structural maintenance flight.
  • 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 LRS Vehicle maintenance drives the mission

    Staff Sgt. Garrison West, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron mission generating vehicle equipment maintenance supervisor, checks the battery box of a semi-truck assigned to the 100th LRS, Jan. 6, 2019, at RAF Mildenhall, England. The vehicle maintenance shop keeps the daily maintenance up-to-date on the all the vehicles assigned to the 100th LRS
  • Aircrew safety top priority for AFE shop

    The 100th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment shop operates behind the scenes to support the aerial refueling mission. Responsible for repairing and maintaining the flight equipment pilots and boom operators need such as survival resources, oxygen masks, radios, and chemical protection gear, AFE serves an important role in mission success.
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