Lakenheath Strike Eagles return from Bulgaria

Aimee Hemmingsen, right, holds her 3-year-old son Mitchell as he waves an American flag while waiting for his father, Capt. Martin Hemmingsen, to climb down from his F-15E Strike Eagle on his return to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, on Friday, July 28. The captain, of the 492nd Fighter Squadron, and other members of the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Graf-Isnatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, where they took part in exercise Immediate Response, which began July 17. The joint, trilateral exercise also included the Bulgarian and Romanian militaries and U.S. Soldiers. The Airmen practiced ground attack and air-to-air tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Lance Cheung)

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