Capt. Austin McIntosh, 19th Fighter Squadron F-22 pilot, and Tech. Sgt. Jay Nishimura, 154th Avionics Specialist, conducts a pre-flight inspection prior to taking off from Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii Nov. 20. Airmen from the 154th and 15th Wings exercised the Rapid Raptor concept, the newest approach to fighter employment, which uses at least one C-17 to swiftly move, refuel and rearm a minimum of four F-22s in unfamiliar environments. (Hawaii Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz/Released)

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