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48th Fighter Wing mission continues during COVID-19 pandemic

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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 2020. Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, the 48th Fighter Wing is committed to staying ready to deliver combat air power when called upon by U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron flies over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 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 Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

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An F-15D Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron prepares to take off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 2020. Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, the 493rd FS conducts routine training to ensure the Liberty Wing brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight when called upon by U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 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 Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 22, 2020. Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, the 48th Fighter Wing is committed to staying ready to deliver combat air power when called upon by U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)