USAF, RAF celebrate historic Raptor deployment

Maj. Gen. Eric Vollmecke, Air National Guard Assistant to the United States Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa Commander (center), Col. David Eaglin, 48th Fighter Wing vice commander (right), and Air Commodore Ian Duguid, Typhoon Force commander, stand in front of an F-22 Raptor for a group photo during a press briefing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 14. The press briefing covered the largest F-22 Raptor training deployment to the United Kingdom. The F-22s deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., will conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft while demonstrating U.S. commitment to NATO allies and the security of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks/ Released)

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