An F-22 Raptor Soars through the skies on its way home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii July 1. The first two of twenty F-22 Raptors, the U.S. Air Force's most advanced fighter jet, will be dedicated on Friday, July 9, 2010 at a Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam ceremony at 9 a.m. at the Base Operations building. The ceremony will mark the beginning of the partnership between the Hawaii Air National Guard and the active duty Air Force flying the “fifth generation? fighter at Hickam. The F-22 Raptors will be flown by pilots from the 199th Fighter Squadron, 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard and active duty Air Force pilots from the 19th Fighter Squadron, 15th Wing. The aircraft will also be maintained by a combination of Hawaii Air National Guardsmen and active duty Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Gonzalez)
No camera details available.
This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release.
If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit.
Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other
DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at
which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and
trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings
regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.