Donald Trump makes stop in Suffolk en route to Kim Jong-Un Summit

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 this evening  (26th Feb 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.

The team at Mildenhall provided full spectrum support for the president’s visit including refuelling and logistics support.

Master Sgt. Stephan Lasher, 100th LRS Fuels Operations section chief said “It was an honor to be a part of a combined fuels team who put maximum effort into quickly refueling all three aircraft and getting them back into the air”. “This was an exciting experience for both myself and my Airmen, and I’m proud of what we accomplished.”

With RAF Mildenhall maintaining a constant alert status, Airmen are prepared to provide refueling, maintenance and logistical support for missions such as these at a moment’s notice.