STRIKE EAGLE SQUADRON // 492ND FS ‘BOLARS
History, memorabilia, tradition and a hard-work ethos — it’s all part of what helps make a fighter squadron. For the ‘Bolars’ this is every day life.
WHEN YOU SHOW up here at Lakenheath, you immediately get issued a tan flight suit,’ says Capt ‘Boss’ Harvey, as he explains what it means to arrive on your first assignment here. ‘Each squadron is ‘on the hook’ — we are in the thick of it. If we’re not the first call, we’re certainly the second call.’