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Raptors arrive to the Keystone of the Pacific

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Sabastian Romawac
  • 18 Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptors, operated by the 199th and 19th Fighter Squadrons, arrive at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 28, 2024. While deployed to the Keystone of the Pacific, 19th and 199th FS Raptors will work in conjunction with additional heavy, reconnaissance, and fourth generation fighters, and fifth generation fighter assets that are both augmented to and stationed at Kadena  to ensure continued steady-state fighter capabilities in the region.