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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe

    In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations, July 1-29.Total Force Airmen, along with their KC-135s,
  • Chef’s journey from DFAC to Pentagon

    Sometimes the Air Force provides the career opportunities that ignite an interest in someone. Other times, a civilian enlists into the military with previous career interests and ability; as a result, that Airman may use their military career as a means to excel in a field they are passionate about. Tech. Sgt. Andy Alvarez, 100th Force Support Squadron Gateway Dining Facility assistant manager, was selected as one of six members of the Chairman’s Joint Chief of Staff dining mess at the Pentagon.
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