Alaska's first F-22 total force deployment successful

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Maj. David Pifferario, 302nd Fighter Squadron F-22 pilot, and Capt. Ryan Pelkola, a 90th FS pilot, step to their Raptors. The 3rd Wing and Air Force Reserve Command's 477th Fighter Group combined for its first F-22A Raptor deployment to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., for Combat Archer. The successful integration of both reserve and active-duty Airmen was showcased Feb. 2-17, when approximately eight aircraft and 132 Airmen took part in the Weapons System Evaluation Program training. Combat Archer is an assessment conducted to prepare and evaluate operational fighter squadron's readiness for combat operations. (Photo by Scott Wolfe)

PHOTO BY: Scott Wolfe
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