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  • 492nd AMU: Bleed Blue

    492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chiefs prepare to conduct aircraft launch procedures at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 7, 2019. 492nd AMU Airmen maintain the world's premier multi-role fighter, the F-15E Strike Eagle to ensure RAF Lakenheath remains combat-ready. (U.S. Air Force

  • Deployers return to Lakenheath

    F-15E Strike Eagles and Airmen from the 494th Fighter Squadron and supporting units across the 48th Fighter Wing have returned from a six-month deployment to an undisclosed location.

  • US participates in exercise African Lion

    BEN GUERIR AIR BASE, Morocco -- The U.S. military, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces and eight other nations gathered in the Kingdom of Morocco participate in Exercise AFRICAN LION 18.

  • McConnell tankers enable first F-35 European deployment

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- History happened April 14 as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightening II deployed to Europe for the first time carried by the backbone of the aerial refueling fleet, the KC-135 Stratotanker.   “The mission of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing is to refuel the fight,”

  • Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

    F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.The exercise is held annually at Nellis,

  • F-15's deploy to Estonia in support of TSP

    Sixteen United States Air Force F-15C Eagles - a total of 12 from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, U.K., and four from the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron currently deployed to Campia Turzi, Romania, in support of Theater Security Package - along with approximately 300 personnel