skysearcher wrote:Who knows how long the Cs will be at LK? I think the C's are now being kept at LK on temporary funding under the European Reassurance Initiative; an Obama administration temporary funding programme designed to mitigate against down-sizing at EUCOM in light of geo-political events in Ukraine and Syria. my understanding is the plan is still for eventual withdrawal of the Cs ?
graham luxton wrote:Doubt if all the squadrons will be there together. Think the 2 F-35 squadrons will have Lakenheath as their main base but will replace 2 of USAFEs F-16 squadrons deploying/rotating to other locations as required, to fill in for the Fighting Falcons eventual withdrawal.
This reminds me of the `Cold War` days when UK based F-100's were routinely rotated to Aviano and bases in Turkey and remember many times when Lakenheath only had 2 Hun squadrons in situ.
paddyboy wrote:Sounds like 'Fightertown' is coming to East Anglia
Bring it on
Lossie wrote:Already been announced Mildenhall RC-135s are going to Lakenheath.
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