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  • Grim Reapers grant Fam Flight to CAP Cadet

    Civil Air Patrol Cadet Colonel Zane Fockler, Mildenhall Cadet Squadron cadet, was awarded an F-15 familiarization flight by the 493rd Fighter Squadron to recognize his successes and give him a glimpse into his dream of being a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan 10.
  • Rucking to remember Jolly 22

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Three members of the 48th Fighter Wing have banded together to raise funds and awareness in memory of the fallen 56th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew of Jolly-22. On Jan. 7, 2014, Capt. Sean Ruane, Capt. Christopher Stover, Tech. Sgt. Dale Mathews and Staff Sgt. Afton Ponce were killed when their helicopter crashed while performing a low-level training mission on the Norfolk coast.
  • The 492nd Madhatters host Duxford Christmas party

    Airmen from the 492nd Fighter Squadron joined efforts with local charities to spread Christmas cheer at the Duxford Children’s Christmas Party at the Duxford Imperial War Museum, England Dec. 14, 2019.
  • 48th FW uncovers the past while building for the future

    When the Liberty Wing first broke ground on the future F-35 campus here, what began as a routine expansion project became a window to the U.K.’s past civilizations.
  • Building Connections

    The 48th Fighter Wing hosted a networking seminar for Liberty Wing Airmen geared towards introducing the importance of establishing professional connections, Dec. 5 here.
  • The 48th Fighter Wing hosts first ever Mid-Shift Chili Fest

    A volunteer greets Liberty Wing Airmen at the first ever Mid-Shift Chili Fest event at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Dec. 5, 2019. The event consisted of a variety of chili, cookies, apple cider, an array of games, and merchandise from different helping agencies from across the Liberty Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda
  • 48th VM drives Liberty Wing success

    The Liberty Wing is known for its combat airpower but without the 48th Vehicle Management Airmen, flight operations could be impacted. Behind the scenes, 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron military and civilian personnel work every day to ensure the readiness, reliability and longevity of the 48th Fighter Wing vehicle fleet.
  • 48th MDG Airmen exercise with Suffolk Lowlands Search and Rescue

    Liberty Wing Airmen briefs volunteers during a joint search and rescue event hosted by Suffolk Lowlands Search and Rescue in Thetford, England, Nov. 23, 2019. The SuLSAR event allowed U.S. Air Force medics the opportunity to build a stronger partnership working alongside emergency responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)
  • In a Moment: Providing rescue aid

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do, are the foundational principles instilled into all Airmen. They are the core values of what it means to be a member of the U.S. Air Force. On Oct. 28, 2019, two Liberty Wing Airmen exemplified all three core values when they answered the call to action during a routine temporary duty assignment in Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • Readiness through innovation

    The U.S. Air Force has fostered a culture of inspiring and recognizing innovation. In turn, Airmen have been implementing and creating ideas to improve and moderate their work centers. These innovative ideas drive process improvement, reduce resource usage and streamline capabilities.
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