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  • 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
  • F-15 swap accomplished amid pandemic

    Four pilots from the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Forces Lakenheath in England flew two F-15 aircraft in need of programmed depot maintenance into the Warner Robins Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, April 3. Thanks to the work of the 561st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and an intercontinental team effort, the pilots flew back to their base April 6 in three healthy jets fresh from programmed depot maintenance.
  • 48th Fighter Wing operations continue during COVID-19 pandemic

    An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 28, 2020. The 48th Fighter Wing continues to maintain mission-readiness in order to safeguard U.S. national interests and those of our allies and partners, despite the current COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
  • School Liaison Office keeps families, educators connected during COVID-19

    The RAF Lakenheath/Mildenhall School Liaison Office, along with Child and Youth Education Services, is providing students and their families programs at home to help continue their education virtually and stay connected during COVID-19.
  • EDIS goes the distance for child development

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Educational and Developmental Intervention Services team at the 48th Fighter Wing has proactively continued to provide vital resources to local families through virtual classrooms, programs, and groups.