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  • Exercise Baltic Operations

    A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, in support of Exercise Baltic Operations, over Germany, June 12, 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexandria Lee)
  • 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.
  • RAF Mildenhall prepares for upcoming Unit Effectiveness Inspection

    The United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Inspector General team will visit RAF Mildenhall, Feb. 4 - 8, to evaluate the 100th Air Refueling Wing. During a unit effectiveness inspection they will grade the wing in four major areas: managing resources, leading people, improving the unit, and executing the mission. Installations are graded on a four-tier scale: highly effective, effective, marginally effective and ineffective.
  • RAF Mildenhall supports sovereign skies in Iceland

    KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-15C/D Eagles from RAF Lakenheath in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission Aug. 10, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve

    RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, maintained KC-135R Stratotankers here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, strengthening the relationship between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, July 1-29.
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
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