The RAF Regiment is an integral and vital part of the RAF. At its heart the RAF Regiment about warfighting: it is, man for man, the World leader in Air Dismounted Close Combat and Air-minded Force Protection. It is a ground combat specialised capability, experienced and battle-hardened after sustained deployed operations which have honed its capabilities. Air-mindedness, agility, very high readiness, physical and mental robustness and the warrior ethos are central to Corps culture.
Royal Air Force Mildenhall, is a Royal Air Force (RAF) station located near Mildenhall in Suffolk, England. Despite its status as a Royal Air Force station, it primarily supports United States Air Force (USAF) operations, and is currently the home of the 100th Air Refueling Wing (100 ARW).On 8 January 2015, the United States Department of Defense announced that operations at RAF Mildenhall would end, and be relocated to Germany and also within the UK.