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Brian Klemp, a contract field team aircraft structures mechanic, puts a new plate on a pylon at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 23. The contractors conduct depot-level maintenance and repairs on F-15s that enable the 48th Fighter Wing to remain U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa’s premiere combat wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel) Maintaining aircraft availability
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England –Dedicated 48th Maintenance Group Airmen across many career fields work hard to keep Liberty Wing F-15s in top working order.
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An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England prepares to land at Andravida Air Base, Greece, March 21, 2018, during exercise INIOHOS 18. Seventy-six fighter aircraft are participating in this years’ iteration of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Elias Small) US, allies train together during INIOHOS 18

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Lt. Col. Jeremy Renken, 492nd Fighter Squadron commander, shakes hands with Greek Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos during an INIOHOS 18 media event at Andravida Air Base, Greece, March 20, 2018. INIOHOS 18 is a Hellenic Air Force-led, large force flying exercise focused on strengthening partnerships and interoperability.
(U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Elias Small) Andravida AB hosts INIOHOS 18 media event

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Maj. Kisha Wood, a medic with the 375th Medical Group based at Scott Air Force Base, assists an elderly patient after Hurricane Maria at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, near Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Sept. 24, 2017. Wood was part of a U.S. Air Force En Route Patient Staging System team that deployed to St. Croix to help evacuate patients off the island. The team created an aeromedical evacuation staging area for patients to evacuate, fostering a safe environment. (Photo by Lt. Col. Elizabeth Anderson-Doze) Trusted Care brought order to chaos after Hurricane Maria
Soon after hurricanes struck the Caribbean and southern U.S. in the fall of 2017, Air Force medics deployed to the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and brought along their Trusted Care culture to help evacuate patients safely and effectively from the storm ravaged island.
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48th Maintenance Group Airmen prepare an F-15C for an engine run at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Mar. 8. Engine runs are conducted as part of a series of tests to ensure aircraft can support the 48th Fighter Wings warfighting capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield) Maintaining the maintainer
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The 48th Maintenance Group, Maintenance Training Section, is responsible for instructing more than two thousand Liberty Wing maintainers. Knowledge is any Airman’s most valuable tool. It provides the right course of action to solve a problem, and continuous training helps expand and hone what a maintainer knows.
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An airman assigned to the 48th Component Maintenance Squadron lifts dumbbells at the Bi-Annual Ultra Eagle Challenge at the Fitness and Sports Center at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England March 17, 2018. The event aimed to challenge the most fit participants to push themselves to their limits. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones) Liberty Wing accepts fitness challenge
Liberty Wing personnel and dependents put themselves to the test at the Bi-Annual Ultra Eagle Challenge at the Fitness and Sports Center, March 17.
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Tech. Sgt. Noe Rodrigues, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight NCO in charge of Corrosion Control, puts on protective a bodysuit while inside the new decontamination booth on RAF Lakenheath, England, Mar. 13, 2018. Rodriguez was able to develop a new decontamination process to better support requirements and the Airmen executing them by spearheading the construction of two decontamination booths. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks) Airman improves safety with decontamination booths
One of the most important priorities in any workplace is the safety of its workers. On RAF Lakenheath, the Corrosion Control team recently addressed a 23-year safety deficiency in the decontamination area.
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A 494th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief scrubs a 494th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 13. All Liberty Wing F-15s are washed regularly to prevent corrosion and help keep the aircraft combat ready. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel) Cleaning the way to mission readiness

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Students participating in the Crucial Crew event take notes of what they see in a vehicle during one scenario at Mildenhall Stadium, England, March 8, 2018. The Crucial Crew event focused on teaching children essential safety and life-saving skills while highlighting preventative safety measures to employ in day to day activities.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones) US, UK train future responders
Liberty Wing volunteers joined local first responders to educate children on a variety of survival skills and safety issues March 7-8 at Mildenhall Stadium, England.
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Airmen assigned to the 492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform post-flight checks on an F-15E Strike Eagle at Andravida Air Base, Greece, March 7. The F-15s are scheduled to participate in INIOHOS 18, a Hellenic Air Force-led, large force flying exercise that is slated to involve seven countries and over 50 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier) 48th Maintenance Group preps for INIOHOS 18
Over the course of a single day, an empty apron at Andravida AB became a prepped staging area for 13 F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.
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