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  • USAFE-AFAFRICA conducts first large force exercise amidst COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force F-15s assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing here, F-16s assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, F-16s assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, KC-135s assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall, and NATO AWACS from Geilenkirchen AB, Germany, participated in a large force exercise within the North Sea airspace, U.K., May 27, 2020.
  • 48th Fighter Wing ensures combat readiness

    Two F-15C Eagles assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron fly over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 20, 2020. The 493rd FS conducts routine training to ensure the Liberty Wing brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight when called upon by U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi
  • 48th Fighter Wing conducts flying operations

    An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 14, 2020. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)
  • RAF Feltwell VTF provides pet care, ensures MWD readiness

    The RAF Feltwell Veterinary Treatment Facility helps maintain the health of the military working dogs and servicemember’s pets in the local area by performing wellness exams, vaccines, health certificates and basic sick call exams.
  • Liberty Wing Defenders remember fallen during National Police Week

    48th Security Forces Squadron Airmen commemorated National Police Week May 10-16.
  • Point Blank exercise adapts to pandemic restrictions

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – More than 45 aircraft from the Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Force participated in exercise Point Blank 20-02 over the North Sea May 12, 2020. The joint event, held quarterly in the United Kingdom was the first to be conducted amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 48th MXG USAFE-AFAFRICA award winners

    A weapons load crew member assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron Aircraft Maintenance Unit loads munitions onto an F-15E Strike Eagle at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 29, 2020. Liberty Wing weapons loaders helped the 48th Maintenance Group earn the 2019 USAFE-AFAFRICA Clements McMullen Memorial Daedalian Weapon System Maintenance
  • RAF Lakenheath commemorates VE Day 75th Anniversary with artwork

    A child of a U.S. Air Force Airman displays Victory in Europe Day artwork in their windows in Liberty Village at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 6, 2020. Coloring poster designs to print and display can be found on the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in the United Kingdom website, as a way to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day despite the
  • 48th FW flying training continues during pandemic

    An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 5, 2020. Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, it is critical for Liberty Wing aircrew to continue training to meet proficiency and readiness requirements to ensure the 48th Fighter Wing is able to provide worldwide responsive combat airpower and