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  • Liberty Wing Airman awarded Bronze Star Medal with Valor

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy D. Mapalo, 48th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, the fourth highest military decoration signifying heroism, during a ceremony held Aug. 29, 2022, at RAF Lakenheath, England.

  • The 494th FS spearheads a new deployment model

    U.S. F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron, stationed out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, conducted an Agile Combat Employment movement to an undisclosed location, within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, July 15, 2022.

  • 48th Fighter Wing welcomes new commander

    Brig. Gen. Joseph Campo assumed command of the 48th Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, June 29, 2022.

  • 48th Fighter Wing welcomes new flagships

    The 48th Fighter Wing welcomed two new F-35A Lightning IIs to its fleet, April 16, 2022. The aircraft will serve as the flagships of the 493rd and 495th Fighter Squadrons. The F-35 provides the Liberty Wing with a combination of low observability and multi-mission capability.

  • RAF Lakenheath opens first F-35 Support Facility

    The 495th Fighter Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the first F-35A Lighting II support facility in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, March 17, 2022.

  • Fire Fighting Driving Simulator

    The 48th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department won the 2022 first quarter United States Air Forces in Europe Innovation Transformation Challenge with the implementation of a Fire Fighting Driving Simulator, enhancing the Liberty Wing’s readiness with an alternative way of training.

  • 48th FW ACE’s Baltic Trident

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Aircraft from the 492nd and 493rd Fighter Squadrons, and a small body of Airmen participated in exercise Baltic Trident at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, March 15-19, 2021.

  • 492nd FS aircraft certify Ämari barrier arresting kit

    ÄMARI AIR BASE, Estonia -- Airmen from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron Aircraft Arresting System Depot completed an AAS certification with the Estonian Defence Forces at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, March 17, 2021.