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  • 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.
  • SAPR Take Back the Night

    Liberty Wing volunteers joined members of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team to place teal ribbon stickers across the base April 8.
  • Lakenheath kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Representatives of the 48th Fighter Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team volunteered to pump gas and gift free promotional materials at the Express gas station, April 2.
  • Lakenheath ‘Robo-Lancers’ to compete in world championship

    The Lakenheath High School ‘Robo-Lancers’ robotics club took first place in the Department of Defense Education Activity Europe Invitational at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 23-24, qualifying them to compete in the For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST) Tech Challenge world championships.
  • Liberty Wing accepts fitness challenge

    Liberty Wing personnel and dependents put themselves to the test at the Bi-Annual Ultra Eagle Challenge at the Fitness and Sports Center, March 17.
  • Airman improves safety with decontamination booths

    One of the most important priorities in any workplace is the safety of its workers. On RAF Lakenheath, the Corrosion Control team recently addressed a 23-year safety deficiency in the decontamination area.
  • Deployed Lakenheath captain helps shape Afghan legal system

    A country’s criminal justice system is the set of agencies and processes established by governments to control crime and impose penalties on those who violate laws. Capt. John-Charles Laws, U.S. Forces Afghanistan National Security Justice Development Directive legal advisor, has a unique job providing advice and helping shape the Afghan legal system at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
  • Demolition ceremony breaks ground for F-35 infrastructure

    A demolition ceremony here Nov. 8 marked the first physical step in developing the infrastructure needed for the 48th Fighter Wing’s future F-35A Lightning II squadrons.
  • 48th CMS maintainers keep F-15s flying

    An Airman assigned to the 48th Component Maintenance Squadron performs a duct receiving inspection at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, June 13. Part of the 48th CMS’s responsibilities include the routine maintenance of F-15 engines. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
  • Reapers, Griffins complete Estonia FTD

    U.S. Air Force and allied partners completed a multilateral flying training deployment in Estonia Sept. 2.