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Eight F-22 Raptors refuel with Okies

  • Published
  • By Lauren Kelly
  • 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

jet receives fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

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Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

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Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

220207-F-EW270-1010

Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

220207-F-EW270-1004

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

220207-F-EW270-1010

Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

220207-F-EW270-1004

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

220207-F-EW270-1010

Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

220207-F-EW270-1004

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

220207-F-EW270-1010

Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

220207-F-EW270-1004

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

220207-F-EW270-1010

Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

220207-F-EW270-1005

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

220207-F-EW270-1006

Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

220207-F-EW270-1004

One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

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Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

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Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

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Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

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Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

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Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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jet receives fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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A jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Boom operator refuels an F-22

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Tech. Sgt. Landon Rother, boom operator with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, delivers fuel to eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flying alongside a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training mission to the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet preparing to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. Another F-22 can be seen in the distance to the right. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet prepares to receive fuel

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Three jets

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Two of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, fly away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while waiting to receive fuel from the Okies during a training trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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Jet flies by a jet

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One of eight F-22 Raptors with the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2022, while the Okies flew to the U.S. Virgin Islands for training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lauren Kelly)

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