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  • Refueling Eagles

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England, off the English coast, April 23, 2020.

  • Security Forces augmentees support base defense

    The 48th Security Forces Squadron mission is to protect and defend U.S. Air Force in Europe’s largest fighter wing from possible risks. However, in times of increased threat levels or reduced manpower, an augmentation program is needed to fulfill the need for additional personnel to support

  • AFE Airmen help keep aircrew safe during COVID-19 pandemic

    An Aircrew Flight Equipment Airman assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron checks flight gear at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 2020. AFE technicians must wear personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves to comply with new mandated regulations set by the Centers for Disease

  • Takeoff Tuesday

    An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 21, 2020. Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, the 48th Fighter Wing continues to maintain mission-readiness in order to safeguard U.S. national interests and those of our allies and

  • Sanitizing after sorties

    The 48th Maintenance Group is ensuring combat readiness in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by sanitizing the cockpit of every aircraft after each flight.

  • Hopping for Happiness

    The 48th Fighter Wing Youth Center delivered special treats to help raise morale, bring excitement and provide a little entertainment to the military community during COVID-19, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath and RAF Feltwell from April 7 to April 9.