British air cadets get a peek inside US Air Force

Royal Air Force Air Cadets pose with their instructor for a photograph with an F-15 Eagle fighter jet during a tour of U.S. Air Force operations and equipment at RAF Lakenheath, England, Friday, April 7, 2017. WILLIAM HOWARD/STARS AND STRIPES
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets pose with their instructor for a photograph with an F-15 Eagle fighter jet during a tour of U.S. Air Force operations and equipment at RAF Lakenheath, England, Friday, April 7, 2017. WILLIAM HOWARD/STARS AND STRIPES

British air cadets get a peek inside US Air Force

by: William Howard | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: April 10, 2017

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — More than 150 air cadets from all over England got a rare glimpse on Friday of U.S. Air Force operations and equipment at RAF Lakenheath.

“Events like these highlight the close relationship RAF Lakenheath shares with our RAF partners and the local community,” said 1st Lt. Elias Small, 48th Fighter Wing public affairs officer, referring to the Royal Air Force. “We really appreciate the cadets’ interest in our mission, and this has been a great opportunity to showcase what the Liberty Wing can do.”

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