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Staff Sgt. Christopher Marin, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron inspection section technician, inspects a stab actuator at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 14. Each F-15 is inspected every 400 flying hours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel) Maintaining mission-ready Eagles
A vehicle operator needs to know that they can rely on whatever they are flying or driving to do what it’s supposed to do.
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A 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control Section Airman uses a walk-in blaster to remove defective coating on a munitions trailer at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 20, 2018. Defective coatings must be removed before an asset can be repainted. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield) Corrosion control's constant care

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A patient looks through a diopter instrument at the 48th Medical Group optometry clinic, Jan. 17, 2018. The optometry clinic’s goal is to provide the best care they can to active duty members and their dependents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Elizabeth Taranto) 48th MDG optometry clinic aims to keep Airmen ‘fit to fight’
As his eye doctor fitted the new pair of glasses to his head, the lenses revealed a world he had never seen before. He could finally witness a beautiful sunset and the contrasts within nature, revealing the detail of leaves in the trees, down to their veins. It inspired him to become the optometrist he is today.
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Airmen and civilian personnel from the 48th Fighter Wing begin preparations to start painting at the Gatehouse Dementia Hub in Bury St. Edmunds, England, Feb. 10, 2018. The Airmen volunteered to assist with facility improvements at the local charity. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks) 48th Fighter Wing volunteers give back to the community

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A mother helps her child sponge paint on heart-shaped paper at the Fitness and Sports Center Feb. 14, 2018 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The pair made crafts at the Veggie Valentines hosted by the Women, Infants and Children Overseas program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones) Crafting a Veggie Valentine
The Women, Infants and Children Overseas program hosted a nutritional class Feb. 14 at the Fitness and Sports Center here.
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An Airman from the 48th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control tower peers through binoculars at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 9, 2017. The tower sequences the arrival and departure of F-15s, helicopters and other airborne assets on and off the flightline. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield) Eagle Eyes
Perched several stories above the flightline, air traffic controllers keep RAF Lakenheath operations smooth and aircrews safe.
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Airmen assigned to the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron train at Royal Air Force Lakeneheath, England, Feb. 8. RAF Lakenheath firefighters are trained to respond to a wide variety of emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier) Saving Eagles
Air Force firefighters are always ready to respond not only to typical fire emergencies, but to aircraft related ones as well.
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Airman 1st Class Nathan Gette, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, works to redo electrical wires for a hydraulic test stand at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 7. AGE Airmen fix, maintain and perform routine maintenance on flightline equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel) Ground power: AGE keeps flightline running
Getting a multi-million dollar F-15 safely airborne and back down again takes coordination across many different career fields.
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An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 492nd Fighter Squadron prepares to land at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 6, 2018. The F-15E is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield) 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations next week
Communities in East Anglia and the surrounding areas can expect to see and hear more jets in the sky than usual.
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A member of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron observes a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan. The 83rd ERQS is Air Force Central Command’s first dedicated joint personnel recovery team, utilizing Air Force Guardian Angel teams and Army CH-47 Chinook crews. (Courtesy photo) Catalyzing joint personnel recovery operations
The 48th Fighter Wing welcomed back deployed members of the 57th Rescue Squadron here, Feb. 8.
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