• AGE Airmen: No airpower without ground power

    Walking onto the flightline, the hum of the generators is all you hear over the conversation between pilots and mechanics. The small battery on wheels powers a 49 ton aircraft and prepares KC-135 Stratotankers to fuel the mission across Europe and Africa.
  • RAF Mildenhall supports A-10s in Europe

    U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, from the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., arrived here June 1, 2018.The Thunderbolts passed through on their way to support the U.S. Army Europe exercise Saber Strike 2018. Saber Strike 18 promotes regional stability and security while strengthening partner
  • 100th MXG Airmen conduct ISO inspection on KC-135

    RAF MILDENHALL, England – The KC-135 Stratotanker first flew for the U.S. Air Force in August 1956, and it continues to be a vital part of the Air Force’s arsenal to this day. Although the KC-135s of the 100th Air Refueling Wing have seen plenty of years, with the teamwork of several different shops within the 100th Maintenance Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Squadron it keeps flying for years to come. One method of keeping the KC-135 operational is an isochronal inspection, or ISO inspection.