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  • 48th Fighter Wing celebrates Native American Heritage month

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- The 48th Fighter Wing celebrates Native American heritage throughout the month of November recognizing diverse, dedicated, and innovative Airmen, helping to make the Air Force a more inclusive community.
  • Passing the torch, keeping the heritage

    One of the more popular aircraft assigned the 48th Fighter Wing is “The King” F-15C Eagle, the last remaining heritage jet at RAF Lakenheath. The aircraft were painted to honor the 48th Fighter-Bomber Group, which flew World War II P-47 Thunderbolts, in support of operations in Europe, including the Invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944.
  • 48FW supports Swedish-led exercise

    Four F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron are supporting U.S. and Swedish special operations forces in a bilateral exercise, Nov. 12-18, 2020.
  • 48th Civil Engineers got BEEF

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Airmen from the 48th Civil Engineering Squadron recently completed its monthly Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force training at Royal Air Force Feltwell.
  • 48FW, 352 SOW participate in exercise with NATO nations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 48th Fighter Wing and the 352d Special Operations Wing participated in a combined readiness exercise in the Baltic region among NATO partners Oct. 26 - Nov 6. Exercises and engagements in the European area of responsibility demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability in this region through operationalizing agility-based war-fighting concepts.
  • 48FW supports Baltic region combined readiness exercise

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – Airmen and F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Aalborg Air Base, Denmark in support of a combined readiness exercise in the Baltic region, Oct. 30, 2020. Participating countries include Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium and the U.S.
  • 48FW and RAF jointly test counter-small unmanned aerial systems

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The 48th Fighter Wing and Royal Air Force 8th Force Protection Wing will be conducting a joint test of counter-small unmanned aerial systems, Nov 2 - 6, at RAF Lakenheath.
  • Ground Transportation: Driving the Mission

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s ground transportation element maintains a fleet of 87 different vehicles, while ensuring safe transportation of base assets critical to maintaining superior combat airpower at Royal Air Force Lakenheath.
  • Welcome Home, Bolars

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England - - Airmen assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing returned Oct. 15-24, 2020, from a deployment in support of U.S. Air Force Central Command.
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