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  • 1965 North African News Beat: Wheelus Diary

    (Editor's note: The 48th Fighter Wing has an incredibly rich history. This article is an excerpt from the Oct. 22, 1965 issue of Jet 48, the 48th Fighter Wing's long running news publication, which has since transitioned to digital news delivered via the base website. The article is reproduced in its original form with the exception of several
  • Finding Her Voice

    Editor's Note: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We feature the story of MSgt. Michelle Blake, who overcame tremendous adversity and has finally found the courage to tell her story. It's often said that joining the military can change a person's life. For Master Sgt. Michelle Blake, flight chief for medical readiness with the 48th Medical
  • Airman delivers baby at home

    Super Bowl Sunday was a memorable night for the 100 million people who tuned in to watch the Ravens vs. 49ers on Feb. 4; but for two Liberty Airmen, it's a night they'll celebrate for the rest of their lives.While everyone else was watching Beyoncé during the halftime show, Tech. Sgt. Ruben TrejoSanchez, 493rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit NCO in
  • Women's History Month: Seeing life through six eyes

    Editor's Note: The following is the second in a series of articles featuring women who have overcome adversity to become successful Airmen in the United States Air Force. We salute their service not only during Women's History Month, but all year long. "You can be the victim, or you can be victorious." This has become the life motto for Tech. Sgt.
  • Women's History Month: Her story - SrA Bieniek

    Editor's Note: The following is the first in a series of articles featuring women who have overcome adversity to become successful Airmen in the United States Air Force. We salute their service not only during Women's History Month, but all year long. For Senior Airman Annette Bieniek, an inspection section journeyman with the 48th Equipment
  • Let the good times roll

    Have you recently PCSed to the U. K. and are looking to for a hobby or a team to be a part of? Or maybe you've been here a while and are bored with the same old things? Stop by the Royal Air Force Lakenheath skating rink and check out the Red, White and Bruise Rollers flat-track roller derby team. The team is looking to add more players from RAFs
  • Eagle pilot upgrades to NATO mission commander

    Capt. Aaron "Buck" Schuett, 493rd Fighter Squadron chief of squadron mobility, always wanted to be a fighter pilot, but he never thought he would be in Spain training to be a NATO mission commander."I thought at some point I'd get to take a vacation to Spain, but not be here, enrolled in a multi-national exercise doing an upgrade," said Schuett,
  • Child safety is everyone's job

    For many parents one of their biggest fears is the thought of their child being abducted. In order to help educate families and their children, Tech. Sgt. Michael Price, 48th Security Forces Squadron provost NCO in charge and Drug Abuse Resistance Education instructor, goes to base schools to teach about the dangers of drugs and alcohol and
  • A story of resiliency

    Jessie Tate, a military dependent born and raised in Ramstein Air Base, Germany, felt she lived a sheltered life within the confines of her overseas military upbringing. What she hadn't expected was for her world to be turned upside down when her father left. "Young girls seek validation from men all the time, and if you don't get validation from
  • Defusing Situations

    Being an Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialist is a dangerous job, but someone has to do it. Airmen at RAF Lakenheath are training to do their part to keep you safe.Check out the video to find out more.
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