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  • Departing Raptor Team Lauded For Accomplishments On Guam

    10/25/2009 4:18:36 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 7 replies · 639+ views
    Guam News Factor ^ | October 25, 2009 | Jeff Marchesseault
    GUAM - Despite taking some time to adjust to a totally different climate that challenged them to work extra hard to do their best and challenged maintainers to keep aircraft operational, deployed airmen from Alaska's Elmendorf Air Force Base and their fleet of $140 million F-22 Raptors performed above and beyond expectation with their 36th Wing counterparts stationed at Andersen Air Force Base. As Guam News Factor reported on October 5, heavy rains on Guam caused electronics problems on the visiting Raptors during their temporary basing on island. The Air Force Times had reported that crews at Elmendorf Air Force...