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Hawaii F-22 squadrons launch record number of sorties

F-22s flown by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron take off during an early morning 14-ship sortie rotation. The squadrons launched and recovered a record number of sorties, which is the most executed by these squadrons on a single day since the conversion to the F-22s. The sortie "surge" took place as the units were being readied to declare full operational capability April 7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michelle Thomas)



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Date Taken:04.06.2013

Date Posted:04.06.2013 23:07

Photo ID:901829

VIRIN:130406-F-SG476-002

Resolution:2272x2816

Size:697.12 KB

Location:JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI, USGlobe

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