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48th Fighter Wing participates in exercise Point Blank 20-4

F-15E Strike Eagles and F-15C Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing line the taxiway prior to takeoffs in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

F-15E Strike Eagles and F-15C Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing line the taxiway prior to takeoffs in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron flies overhead in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron flies overhead in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron returns from a training sortie in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Multilateral exercises like this increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron returns from a training sortie in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Multilateral exercises like this increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron gives a thumbs up as he taxi’s an F-15E Strike Eagle down the flightline prior to takeoff in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron gives a thumbs up as he taxi’s an F-15E Strike Eagle down the flightline prior to takeoff in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing taxi down the flightline prior to takeoffs in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing taxi down the flightline prior to takeoffs in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing observes ground checks prior to takeoff in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020.  Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing observes ground checks prior to takeoff in support of exercise Point Blank 20-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 10, 2020. Exercises like Point Blank increase interoperability and collective readiness with other NATO forces, deter potential adversaries and ensure the skies above the European theater remain sovereign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

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