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  • 477th Maintenance Armament Flight at Work

    477th Maintenance Squadron Airmen performed regularly scheduled inspection on a M61A2 20mm Gatling gun, which is a part of the weaponry system on the F-22 Raptor. On the left is Staff Sgt. Paul Satala, armament technician. On the right is Tech. Sgt. Matias Castro, armament maintenance supervisor.

  • First to Fly 2,000 Hours in F-22 Raptor

    Lt. Col. Ryan Pelkola, 302d Fighter Squadron director of operations, became the first pilot to reach the 2,000 flight hour achievement in the F-22 Raptor, August 7, 2021.


    As most of us know as military members, a number of Airmen undertake challenging deployments in their career. Deploying members and their loved ones are the most heavily affected by these events, but it is something that will, to a greater or lesser extent, affect all of us in the 477th Fighter