SQUADRON CULTURE

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.

The Dog and Pony is the squadron bar, and an integral part of the operations side of the house.

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.’

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