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  • 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 throughout history.
  • 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 standard, and can truly test an Airman’s resolve.
  • 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 ensure a ready and capable force. There are no plans for low-altitude flying or night flying during this period is expected.
  • The future of finance

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The Liberty Wing thrives off the innovation of its Airmen and the implementation of these process improvements streamline the wing’s capabilities. The 48th Comptroller Squadron has introduced a new system for submitting and tracking financial inquiries to help Airmen efficiently manage their finances, maintaining the readiness to accomplish their mission.
  • Liberty Wing performs daily operations

    An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, takes flight at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 4, 2020. The Liberty Wing F-15s provide worldwide responsive combat airpower and support through its highly capable maneuverability and acceleration, weapons systems and avionics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda
  • Tax Assistance program saves customers thousands

    ROYAL AIRFORCE LAKENHEATH, England — The 48th Fighter Wing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs have saved 299 clients $37,997 in tax preparation fees and delivered $545,507 in federal and state tax returns as of July 24, 2020.
  • Liberty Wing aircraft takes off

    An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron flies over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, July 23, 2020. To maintain proficiency, Liberty Wing aircrew perform daily training missions ensuring they are always ready to provide worldwide responsive combat airpower. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)
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