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  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21.  RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000 attendees and 245 different aircraft from 39 air arms, which represented 25 nations. From those nations, 48 air chiefs or their representatives attended the show.
  • Third Air Force commander’s mission and vision

    Every leader throughout the course of history has had to live up to the task of gathering information coming at them from all sides, know the strengths and weaknesses of the people they surround themselves with and then take action. Critical decision making is the epitome of effective leadership, and determines whether the mission will succeed or fail.
  • Romanian air force Airmen visit Sly Fox and crew

    Airmen with the Romanian air force visited the 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker “Sly Fox” and crew from RAF Mildenhall, England, during refueling training with Romanian F-16s in Bucharest March 11-15, 2019. The visitors toured the jet, discussed the operational duties of each crew member and witnessed an air refueling sortie over the skies of Romania.
  • Air Force One touches down at RAF Mildenhall

    Air Force One, carrying President Donald J. Trump and a contingency of White House officials and media members, arrived at RAF Mildenhall for refueling and logistical support Feb. 26, 2019. Air Force One, along with a C-32, known as “Air Force Two” and an E-4B National Airborne Operations Center landed en route to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, for the president’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
  • Jets in the air, 100th AMXS put them there

    The health of the KC-135 Stratotanker fleet at RAF Mildenhall is of the utmost importance as it is the only air refueling mission in the European and African theaters of military responsibility. Every day, these tankers take to the sky to provide fuel support to not only their U.S. Air Force brethren, but to ally and coalition forces in the hope of mission success.
  • Mildenhall Airfield management: Keeping ‘birds’ in the sky

    Whether the mission calls for clearing the flightline of wildlife, foreign objects, snow, ice or aircraft just taking a breather at RAF Mildenhall, the 100th Operations Support Squadron airfield management team is always prepared to keep our jets in the sky and continue the mission. With this being a 24/7, 365 day operation, their mission never takes a day off, and the small team of Airmen who call airfield management ops their home are always prepared to provide support and make certain Team Mildenhall wins the day.
  • Sisters share experience together at Team Mildenhall

    One day in 1995 changed the lives of Blake and Whitney Fentress forever. They welcomed three new individuals into this world, each with a different personality, but over time, all with a growing sense of duty to family and country. Two of these fresh - faced, young siblings, 2nd Lt. Reagan Fentress, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron Deployment and Distribution flight commander; and 2nd Lt. Blythe Fentress, 727th Air Mobility Squadron Officer-in-charge of the Air Terminal Operations Center, have been afforded the opportunity to be stationed at RAF Mildenhall together after four years of separation.
  • RAF Mildenhall spouses master resiliency, mindfulness, yoga

    A Mindfulness and Resiliency Event, hosted by the Community Support Coordinator for RAF Mildenhall and Key Spouses was held here on Jan. 10. The day began with a presentation on mindfulness and resiliency strategies by MRT-certified spouses, then a restorative yoga session at a yoga studio in Newmarket and finished with English tea and pastries at a tea shop.
  • Team Mildenhall Dental Clinic: Bright smiles lead to mission success

    Whether it comes to brushing teeth vigorously or flossing to ensure cavities do not take shape, dental hygiene is a critical component of the overall health of Team Mildenhall Airmen, and crucial to ensuring mission stoppage does not occur.
  • Command, Control: Mildenhall Airmen train for the worst, expect the best

    The day was no different to any other, but by the end of it, the United States, and the way most Americans went about their lives, would never be the same. Innocent lives had been lost, a new enemy suddenly appeared and the way in which battles take place would change across the globe.
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