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  • Bombers, Marine F-35s join Point Blank 20-4 exercise

    RAF LAKENHEATH, United Kingdom— More than 50 aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, the Royal Air Force, and the Royal Netherlands Air Force participated in Exercise Point Blank 20-04 over the North Sea, Sep. 10, 2020.

  • Point Blank exercise goes joint, expands domains

    Airmen and F-15s from the 48th Fighter Wing will participate in Exercise Point Blank 20-4, Sep. 10, with other U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa units, as well as the Royal Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, and first-time participation of bomber aircraft from U.S. Global Strike

  • An open dialog

    The U.S. Air Force, its leaders and Airmen have taken the initiative to examine and cultivate a new culture on addressing racial issues branch wide following a widespread call-to-action that have inspired civic protests, movements and a global demand for justice for those who have suffered

  • Strike Eagles make room for F-35A arrival

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The 48th Fighter Wing and U.K. Defense Infrastructure Organisation partners unveiled a new parking ramp for the 492nd and 494th Fighter Squadrons at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 11, 2020.

  • Maintaining resiliency

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Resiliency can be defined as the capacity to overcome the negative effects of unpredicted setbacks. It allows for the effective use of physical, mental and emotional skills.For the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, long hours and unexpected circumstances are

  • Break the chain

    The U.S. Air Force is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic, and ensuring the health and safety of Airmen and their families in order to maintain a mission-ready force has become a critical priority now more than ever.

  • Increased Flying Operations from Aug. 11-13

    The 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations over East Anglia and the surrounding areas Aug. 11-13. These “surge” operations, or short periods of increased flying, facilitate a number of training requirements for both F-15 aircrew and support personnel on the ground, and are necessary to