By Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield, 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs ROYAL AIR BASE LAKENHEATH, England — The coveted Raytheon Trophy was awarded to the 493rd Fighter Squadron, May 13, during a celebration at the Duxford Imperial War Museum, England. Every year, fighter squadrons across the Air Force are judged on their performance across specified mission sets, […]
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Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Leo Thorsness, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during a dogfight over North Vietnam and who later spent six years in the enemy prison camp known as the “Hanoi Hilton,” died May 2 at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 85. The Congressional Medal of […]
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The 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, comprised of Louisiana and Florida Air National Guard members, arrive to Europe to participate as part of a Theater Security Package at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, March 28, 2017. While in country, the 122nd EFS will also particpate in Frisian Flag, one of Europe’s largest aerial warfare exercises. For two […]
By Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield, 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 493rd Fighter Squadron, along with supporting units and equipment from the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, completed Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 10. During the two-week exercise, the squadron flew […]
By Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar, 173rd Fighter Wing / Published March 02, 2017 KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. —Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing and five F-15 Eagles packed up and left the snow and below freezing weather of Klamath Falls, Oregon and spent two weeks in January training in the temperate Arizona desert. The 162nd Wing, […]
By Senior Airman John Linzmeier, 18th Wing Public Affairs / Published February 20, 2017
By Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier, 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published February 21, 2017 Airmen come and go, and deployment locations change, but over the last quarter of a century, one thing has remained constant at RAF Lakenheath: the combat air power projected throughout Europe and Africa from the 48th Fighter Wing’s F-15E […]
By Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen, 18th Wing Public Affairs / Published February 13, 2017 As a fifth grader growing up in Arkansas, all Jordan Carr could think of was becoming a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Now 1st Lt. Jordan Carr, 67th Fighter Squadron pilot, has finally achieved his childhood dream. “We […]