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  • 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.

  • POTUS visits Team Mildenhall as first trip Overseas

    President Joe Biden visited Royal Air Force Mildenhall during his first trip overseas since becoming president. President Biden highlighted the military families, as well as the work that the members of the tri-base community does to protect our nation's security.

  • 48th FW ACE’s Baltic Trident

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Aircraft from the 492nd and 493rd Fighter Squadrons, and a small body of Airmen participated in exercise Baltic Trident at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, March 15-19, 2021.

  • Eagle Scout project honors 48th FW heritage

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- The Liberty Wing has a rich history dating back to before World War II. Decades of service members have walked the grounds and played their role in shaping the 48th Fighter Wing as it stands today.

  • 48th FW conducts live missile fire

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, participated in a live missile fire exercise Dec. 8-10, 2020.

  • 48th CMS develops ACE capabilities

    ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- The 48th Fighter Wing’s mission is to provide worldwide superior air combat capabilities. The routine daily training of pilots and Airmen contributes to the success of that mission, but in order to stay sharp, it’s important to step outside the realm of