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  • 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.

  • American Airmen engage with local community at Suffolk Show

    Airmen from the 48th Fighter Wing participated in the Suffolk Show at Suffolk County Fairgrounds, May 31 – June 01, 2022. The annual event is one of the UK’s oldest county shows that promotes food, farming, and the community spirit of Suffolk County. With regular participation from the U.S. Armed

  • 48th CES makes big changes in small spaces

    The 48th Civil Engineer Squadron innovated the comprehensive confined space program to allow personnel to enter into confined spaces to execute mission essential work without the need to rely on subcontractors.

  • 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.

  • Airmen Forging Excellence

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 48th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment section, checks a compass while preparing an ejection seat survival kit at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 31, 2022. AFE must inspect, test and prepare the equipment in order for the aircrew

  • 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.

  • Celebrating the Mighty Eighth Air Force: 80 years of warfighting history

    On February 1, 1942, the heritage, honors and lineage of the “Mighty Eighth” sprung to life. The Eighth Air Force’s story began during World War II and continues today with a charge to conduct indefinite strategic deterrence anytime, anywhere in order to safeguard the United States of America.

  • Increased flying operations in Thetford

    Communities in Thetford and surrounding regions may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the 48th Fighter Wing conducts increased flying activities January 24-28.