Lakenheath rescue squadrons make final flight in move to Aviano

May 15, 2018 1:15 pm stripes.com
Lakenheath rescue squadrons make final flight in move to Aviano

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — A crowd of airmen gathered near the taxiway Tuesday, took pictures and watched two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly toward Aviano Air Base. Over the last couple of months, the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons have relocated 350 airmen, 200 military families and five helicopters to their new duty station in Italy. Their former home at RAF Lakenheath, nicknamed “The Valley of the Jolly Green Giants,”…

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