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  • RAF Lakenheath welcomes first 5th Generation F-35

    RAF Lakenheath received its first delivery of F-35A Lightning II aircraft December 15. This is the result of a force posture adjustment that has been six years in the making. Announced in 2015, the long-anticipated arrival of the F-35 marks RAF Lakenheath as the first base in United States Air

  • Red Returns Home

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – Airmen from the 494th Fighter Squadron returned from an eight-month long deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2021.

  • Increased flying operations in East Anglia

    Communities in East Anglia and surrounding regions may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the 48th Fighter Wing conducts increased flying until Thursday.

  • U.S. Air Force activates first Europe-based F-35A Squadron

    The 48th Fighter Wing has reactivated the first U.S. Air Forces in Europe F-35A squadron. The 495th Fighter Squadron, nicknamed as the “Valkyries,” was activated at exactly 8:49 and 50 seconds, Friday morning, 30 years to the day since its designation as a fighter squadron.

  • More than medical care: EMEDS prescribes hope

    In less than 24 hours, medical and logistics personnel transformed Ramstein’s Southside Fitness Center Annex into an expansive Expeditionary Medical Support System during Operation Allies Refuge.

  • Selfless Service

    Service before self is more than a core value, it becomes a lifestyle. A value embodied both on and off base by two Liberty Wing Airmen that recently intervened during life-threatening vehicle crashes in the community.