The 48th Mission Support Group executes expeditionary and in-garrison personnel, logistics,
communications, contracting, engineering and services support for USAFE's largest wing. Provides
force protection for infrastructure, facilities, and personnel at home and deployed locations. Enhances
the quality of life and quality of service for military, civilian and dependent personnel
assigned to RAF Lakenheath, RAF Feltwell, and the local area.
48th Civil Engineer Squadron
Supports United States Air Force in Europe's largest fighter wing, including
24 squadrons and 14 tenants with military, civilian, and family members at two
geographically separated military installations. Provides emergency management, fire protection,
environmental protection, and explosive ordnance disposal. Programs, acquires, maintains, and
operates 601 buildings, 1,343 housing units, a regional hospital, Army and Air Force Exchange
Service, Defense Commissary Agency, and five Department of Defense Dependent Schools valued at
$5.6B on 2.3K acres.
48th Force Support Squadron
Provides base-level support for military, civilian, and family
members assigned to United States Air Force in Europe’s largest fighter wing. Responsible for
execution of Military Personnel, Education, Professional Development, Airman and Family
Readiness, Career Assistance, and First Term Airman Center services. Manages Airman Leadership
School for the 48th Fighter Wing, 100th Air Refueling Wing, 352d Special Operations Group, and 6
geographically separated units in the United Kingdom. Liaises with 100th Air Refueling Wing
Civilian Personnel Office. Enhances combat readiness, retention and morale through programs
promoting well-being and quality of life. Responsible for dining, lodging, fitness, honor guard, leisure
activities, family programs, and mortuary affairs. Maintains readiness for mobility
commitments. Liaises between multiple base agencies to include Army and Air Force Exchange
Service and Defense Commissary Agency.
48th Security Forces Squadron
Protects and defends United States Air Force in Europe’s largest fighter wing, both in-garrison and at
deployed locations. Provides force protection for military, civilian, and family members
at two geographically separated locations. Coordinates law enforcement operations with host nation
police agencies. Executes expeditionary and home stations missions, supporting operations within any
Area of Responsibility. Operates the United Kingdom’s only United States Forces correctional facility
and largest combat arms training range, providing small arms weapons training to three United States
Air Force wings, multiple geographically separated military installations, and sister service
48th Communications Squadron
Operates $64M in communications assets providing superior computer, data and voice capabilities to
United States Air Forces in Europe’s largest fighter wing and multiple command locations. Provides
United States Postal services supporting military, civilian, and family members. Plans,
procures and implements information technology systems and infrastructure projects for two
geographically separated military installations.
48th Contracting Squadron
Procures goods and services for DoD activities in the United Kingdom, to include the 48th Fighter
Wing, the 100th Air Refueling Wing, 352d Special Operations Wing, DoDDS, and DECA.
Additionally, manages the second largest Government Purchase Card (GPC) program in USAFE.
Provides contracting support for personnel, and deploys personnel worldwide for combat
and humanitarian operations, and exercises.
48th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Provides full-spectrum logistics capabilities for F-15C and F-15E aircraft
assigned to the United States Air Force in Europe's largest fighter wing supporting United States
European Command, United States Africa Command, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
commitments. Stores, inventories, inspects, and distributes supply assets worth $880M, $22M worth
of petroleum, and vehicles valued at $43M to support military, civilian, and family
members. Directs the command's busiest base deployment operation overseeing Unit Type
Codes from 25 squadrons and eight support agreements valued at $12.8M.