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  • POTUS visits Team Mildenhall as first trip Overseas

    President Joe Biden visited Royal Air Force Mildenhall during his first trip overseas since becoming president. President Biden highlighted the military families, as well as the work that the members of the tri-base community does to protect our nation's security.
  • ‘Rosie’s Riveters’ nose art dedication immortalizes legacy of 100th BG pilot with 100th ARW

    One of the 100th Bombardment Group’s most iconic World War II pilots has been immortalized into the newest heritage nose art of a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker – tail number 58-0089 – which was unveiled at a ceremony at RAF Mildenhall June 10, 2021. The “Rosie’s Riveters” nose art was created to honor Lt. Col. Robert “Rosie” Rosenthal, a legendary pilot assigned to the 418th Bomb Squadron of the 100th Bomb Group from September 1943 to September 1944 at Thorpe Abbotts, Diss, England. Rosie first became part of the 100th ARW heritage when the 100th Operations Group auditorium was renamed the Rosenthal Auditorium in May 2012.
  • 100th Air Refueling Wing fuels F-35s during exercise Atlantic Trident

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, over France during exercise Atlantic Trident, May 26. The efforts of 100th ARW Airmen enabled the aircrew of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to extend the range of the fifth-generation fighter, ensuring additional training opportunities for 388th FW aviators during the multinational exercise.
  • Bloody Hundredth honors 77th anniversary of D-Day

    A KC-135 assigned to the 351st Air Refueling Wing flew over Omaha Beach, as well as Picaulville, France during a Memorial Day Ceremony. The flyover was to honor Charles Norman Shay who served during the D-Day first wave attack, but also it celebrated Picaulville being one of the first towns to be liberated by Allied Forces after D-Day. 
  • 100th Air Refueling Wing fuels F-35s over France

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, over France, May 30. The KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft extends the range of the fifth-generation fighter, enhancing the Air Force's global reach capability.
  • RAF Mildenhall hosts European Tanker Symposium

    Ten NATO air forces attended the 100th Air Refueling Wing European Tanker Symposium, both virtually and in-person, hosted by Royal Air Force Mildenhall May 18 to 21. Following Operation Unified Protector, the 100th ARW conducted the inaugural symposium in May 2012 with 21 participants, four nations and seven organizations represented during a three-day symposium. The impetus for the event came from the frustration operators had with a lack of tanker-specific training and cooperation amongst European partners during the conflict.
  • 351st ARS refuels U.S. F-16C Fighting Falcon during Astral Knight 21

    Royal Air Force Mildenhall provided air refueling supported for U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon's assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing during exercise Astral Knight 21 over the Adriatic Sea, May 18, 2021.
  • 351st named best ARS in Air Force

    The 2020 Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Trophy for best performing air refueling squadron in the U.S. Air Force has been awarded to the 351st Air Refueling Squadron, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, May 7, 2021.
  • ‘Skipper III’ nose art dedication recognizes special bond, legacy of 100th Bomb Group

    The latest nose art to adorn a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, “Skipper III,” was unveiled during a dedication ceremony at Royal Air Force Mildenhall May 7. As a way of reconnecting with 100th Bombardment Group history, tail number 59-1470 took on the name “Skipper III” as a tribute to retired Master Sgt. Dewey Christopher, former 351st Bomb Squadron crew chief and veteran of the 100th BG and World War II.
  • 100th LRS, CES Airmen conduct vehicle rescue training

    The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 100th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department conducted crashed vehicle training at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, May 7.
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