Inaugural F-22 European Training Deployment


09/21/2015: 3rd Air Force, 17th Expeditionary Air Force Commander, Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, hosted a media event at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, September 3rd, 2015, to announce the F-22 Raptor’s first ever European training deployment.

The purpose of the event was to highlight the importance of forward based infrastructure and the ability of the USAF to operate 5th generation aircraft in these environments.

Credit:52nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs:9/3/15