F-22 arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii

A Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam tail flash is painted on the tail of an F-22 June 28. 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. (Courtesy photo)

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