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Location: RAF Mildenhall, England

Mildenhall, Suffolk. Located in the United Kingdom. The base is approximately 70 miles north of London, 26 miles northeast of Cambridge, and 13 miles northwest of Bury St. Edmunds.

Major Command: United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)

Mission: "Conducts air refueling, force reception, force deployment and support operations for the United States and NATO, anytime, anywhere."

Population assigned-served:

Active Duty Officer : 549 Active Duty Enlisted: 4,848 Family Members: 6,080 Retirees: Approx. 600 (Mildenhall & Lakenheath area)

Civilian Employees: 1,045 APF/NAF/MOD

USING PHONE NUMBERS IN THIS GUIDE

The country code is 44 and is only needed when calling outside the UK.

The civilian phone number consists of a 4 or 5 digit number starting with a zero called a "National Code" followed by a six digit "local" phone number (When you are calling from a phone with the same National Code you only need to dial the last six numbers.)

From the United States: dial 011-44-National Code without the zero and civilian #

Example: to call the Family Support Center from the US, dial 011-44-1638-543406.

Within UK-outside 01638: dial the Civilian # given

Within UK-inside 01638: dial last six digits of Civilian #

DSN numbers from another DSN phone: dial the DSN # (238-extension)

On-base from a military phone: dial the last four digits of DSN #

HISTORY:

Since October 16, 1934, when it officially opened, RAF Mildenhall has been at the center of aviation for the air forces of the United Kingdom and the United States. At the time, RAF Mildenhall was one of the largest bases under the newly formed British Bomber Command. The 100th Air Refueling Wing was activated February 1, 1992 to assume duties of the 513th Airborne Command and Control Wing (USAFE) and the 306th Strategic Wing (SAC). It is the European Tanker Task Force headquarters.

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Base Operator
DSN (314) 238-3000
011-44-01638-54-3000

Major Units
3rd Air Force
100th Air Refueling Wing

Billeting/Quarters
DSN: 238-6001
011-44-01638-54-6001

Mailing Address
100 MSS/DPF, Unit 4925 Box 280
APO, AE
09459

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