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Teamwork is the key to our success as the Air Force’s largest, mission ready, F-15E/C fighter wing. From highly-trained aircrew to combat support personnel with advanced communication systems, medical support and force protection, each member of the Liberty Wing understands their contributions represent combat capability for our nation.
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tab48th Operations Group 
The 48th Operations Group provides five squadrons of F-15C/D/E aircraft, HH-60G helicopters, and personnel capable of accomplishing fighter and rescue operations worldwide. It prepares aircrew and support personnel to accomplish war plans and contingency operations for U.S. Air Forces Europe, U.S. European Command and NATO. It also provides equipment, training, scheduling, analysis, weather, intelligence, standardization and evaluation, and command and control for efficient flying operations.
 
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tab48th Maintenance Group 
The 48th Maintenance Group is responsible for all organizational and intermediate level maintenance for F-15C, F-15D, F-15E and HH-60G aircraft, engines, munitions and support equipment used by three fighter squadrons and one rescue squadron  to accomplish U.S. Air Forces in Europe, U.S. European command and NATO commitments and taskings. It ensures readiness for all personnel and aircraft fleet health through planning, analysis and programming for manpower, funds, equipment, training and facility requirements.

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tab48th Medical Group  
The 48th Medical Group supports the combat capability of the 48th Fighter Wing, 100th Air Refueling Wing, 501st Combat Support Wing and 352nd Special Operations Group by delivering primary and specialty health care services to more than 35,000 beneficiaries totaling 123,000 outpatient and 2,000 inpatient encounters annually at six operating locations throughout the U.K. and Norway

The 48th MDG provides direct and operational expeditionary medical support capability to the U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Central Command.

The 48th MDG has been named the Air Force Surgeon General's Best Hospital of the Year for 2009, 2010 and 2011.

"Liberty Medics, A Cut Above

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tab48th Mission Support Group  
The 48th MSG executes expeditionary and in-garrison personnel, logistics, communications, contracting, engineering and services support for U.S. Air Forces in Euope's only lead Air Expeditionary wing. It also provides force protection for infrastructure, facilities, and personnel at home and deployed locations and enhances the quality of life and quality of service for our military, civilian and dependent personnel assigned to RAF Lakenheath and surrounding community.  Fact sheet

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This website is maintained by the 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office. For questions about what services we provide, contact us at:

48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Unit 5203
APO AE 09461-5203
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The public affairs office is unable to redirect calls or provide phone numbers. If searching for a phone number on base, please call the base operator.
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Calling Base Operator from the United States:
Comm: 011 44 1638 521 110
DSN: 314-226-1110
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Calling Base Operator from within England:
Comm: 01638 521 110
DSN: 226-1110


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