Crushing It: 48th FW breaks sortie record

A 494th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle performs maneuvers before landing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 31, 2016. The 48th Fighter Wing conducted surge operations during the month of March. Typically, each fighter squadron at RAF Lakenheath flies 14 sorties a day, but, during the month of March, squadrons were scheduled to fly up to 54 sorties a day, resulting in a new record of 1,238 sorties completed in one month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks)

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