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  • Maintaining resiliency

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Resiliency can be defined as the capacity to overcome the negative effects of unpredicted setbacks. It allows for the effective use of physical, mental and emotional skills. For the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, long hours and unexpected circumstances are standard, and can truly test an Airman’s resolve.
  • The future of finance

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The Liberty Wing thrives off the innovation of its Airmen and the implementation of these process improvements streamline the wing’s capabilities. The 48th Comptroller Squadron has introduced a new system for submitting and tracking financial inquiries to help Airmen efficiently manage their finances, maintaining the readiness to accomplish their mission.
  • Airpower: Then, now and always

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – A painting depicting the 48th Fighter Wing heritage F-15s was presented to the wing on behalf of Colin Mason, the 48th Munitions Squadron Honorary commander and aviation artist, and his wife Elizabeth, June 19, 2020.
  • 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.
  • 48 FW expands child care opportunities

    Royal Air Force Lakenheath has expanded child care options to include off-base locations for Liberty Airmen and their families.
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