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RAF Lakenheath PUblic Affairs

Public Affairs works to strategically shape the public's understanding of Air Force operations through targeted communication.
PA communicates with the internal audience, British public, and military and civic leaders by utilizing traditional news reporting; feature stories and commentaries; video reports; television, print media and radio interviews; and social media.

support policy

This guidance complies with AFI 35-109, Visual Information. Most products are delivered through the Liberty Photo Share network drive, located under My Computer on all base-network computers. Contact your CSA if your computer is not properly mapped.

48th FW/PA provides:
1. Alert photographic services to support emergency response agencies
2. Historical documentation
3. Base construction projects
4. Wing-level ceremonies
5. Retirements of historical significance (Wing CC/CV)
6. Operational documentation as outlined in AFI 35-109
7. Distinguished visitors
8. Airman Leadership School graduations
9. Senior NCO induction ceremonies
10. Promotion release parties
11. News and special events
12. Studio photography
a. Squadron-level and higher award winners
            b. Special duty requirements
            c. Command biographies

Self-help equipment is available for:
1. Group and squadron award ceremonies
2. No historical retirement ceremonies
3. Social events, such as farewells

Public Affairs Office

This website is maintained by the 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office. For questions about what services we provide, contact us at:

48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Unit 5203
APO AE 09461-5203
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The public affairs office is unable to redirect calls or provide phone numbers. If searching for a phone number on base, please call the base operator.
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Calling Base Operator from the United States:
Comm: 011 44 1638 521 110
DSN: 314-226-1110 
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Calling Base Operator from within England:
Comm: 01638 521 110
DSN: 226-1110

Media Relations

Our media relations program is committed to providing timely and accurate information to the public about our military operations throughout the world. We work with the news media to provide interviews, coordinate visits, and respond to queries. We seek every opportunity to tell the Air Force story by reaching the public through local, regional and national news media organizations.

Media Contact Information
For media inquiries, questions, story ideas, or concerns, please contact the 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Media Relations Division:

U.K. postal address:                    
48th FW/PA
RAF Lakenheath
Brandon
Suffolk
IP27 9PN

US Military postal address:
48th FW/PA
Unit 5203
APO, AE 09461-5203