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.

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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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