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  • 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.
  • Beer 30 FOR 30: An ADAPT Story

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, ENGLAND -- “Laying in a hospital suffering from alcohol poisoning, I started to realize how bad of a situation, I put myself in,” said Staff Sgt. Bryan Hersey, 100th Comptroller Squadron budget analysis assigned to RAF Mildenhall.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Deployers return to Lakenheath

    F-15E Strike Eagles and Airmen from the 494th Fighter Squadron and supporting units across the 48th Fighter Wing have returned from a six-month deployment to an undisclosed location.
  • 48th CES Firefighters conduct confined space training

    48th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters conducted a confined-space training at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Sept. 24. The one day exercise consisted of executing entry, exit and retrieval procedures during simulated confined-space emergencies.
  • 372nd DET 16 keeps Airmen trained

    The 372nd Training Squadron, Field Training Detachment 16 at the 48th Fighter Wing delivers continuation training to ensure maintenance Airmen can provide worldwide responsive combat airpower and support for United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa and the continued defense of U.S. allies.
  • US participates in exercise African Lion

    The U.S. military, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces and eight other nations gathered in the Kingdom of Morocco to participate in Exercise AFRICAN LION 18. This annual exercise provides training for U.S. and Moroccan forces, promotes interoperability and further develops tactics, techniques and procedures of all participating nations to counter-violent extremist organizations.
  • Liberty Spotlight: Keeping the 48th Fighter Wing moving

    Like the circulatory system in a living animal, the 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s ground transportation element provides those parts, equipment and even Airmen the means to move to the places they are needed, when they are needed.