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  • Liberty Wing performs daily operations

    An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, takes flight at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 4, 2020. The Liberty Wing F-15s provide worldwide responsive combat airpower and support through its highly capable maneuverability and acceleration, weapons systems and avionics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda
  • Tax Assistance program saves customers thousands

    ROYAL AIRFORCE LAKENHEATH, England — The 48th Fighter Wing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs have saved 299 clients $37,997 in tax preparation fees and delivered $545,507 in federal and state tax returns as of July 24, 2020.
  • Liberty Wing aircraft takes off

    An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron flies over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, July 23, 2020. To maintain proficiency, Liberty Wing aircrew perform daily training missions ensuring they are always ready to provide worldwide responsive combat airpower. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)
  • 48th Fighter Wing Airmen participates in survival training

    Airmen from the 48th Fighter Wing use a map to determine their location during a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape training course at Stanford Training Area near Thetford, England, March 4, 2020. The course trained aircrew personnel on how to use various tools and equipment to aid rescue and recovery efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • 48th MDG Airmen exercise with Suffolk Lowlands Search and Rescue

    Liberty Wing Airmen briefs volunteers during a joint search and rescue event hosted by Suffolk Lowlands Search and Rescue in Thetford, England, Nov. 23, 2019. The SuLSAR event allowed U.S. Air Force medics the opportunity to build a stronger partnership working alongside emergency responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhonda Smith)
  • In a Moment: Providing rescue aid

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do, are the foundational principles instilled into all Airmen. They are the core values of what it means to be a member of the U.S. Air Force. On Oct. 28, 2019, two Liberty Wing Airmen exemplified all three core values when they answered the call to action during a routine temporary duty assignment in Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • Liberty Wing participates in exercise Point Blank 19-4

    Aircrew assigned to 494th Fighter Squadron prepare to taxi in support of exercise Point Blank 19-4 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 29, 2019. Point Blank is a joint U.S. and U.K. that occurs regularly throughout the year, with varying participation from NATO allies and training objectives for each iteration. The success of the exercise
  • 48th Fighter Wing participates in exercise Typhoon Warrior

    The 494th Fighter Squadron participated in the Royal Air Force combat training exercise, Typhoon Warrior, over the skies of England, Aug. 13 through Aug. 23, 2019.
  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21.  RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000 attendees and 245 different aircraft from 39 air arms, which represented 25 nations. From those nations, 48 air chiefs or their representatives attended the show.
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