F-22 Raptors arrive in Europe

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft lands at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft lands at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., lands on the runway Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, and approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem, to train with NATO allies and partners. These relationships are critical to ensuring safety, and stability in the European region. The forward presence allows the rotation of units from the U.S. to augment the forces in Europe whenever needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., lands on the runway Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, and approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem, to train with NATO allies and partners. These relationships are critical to ensuring safety, and stability in the European region. The forward presence allows the rotation of units from the U.S. to augment the forces in Europe whenever needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Three F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft fly over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. Four F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., along with a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and more than 50 support Airmen were part of the deployment. This effort is part of the European Reassurance Initiative and will serve to assure allies of the Air Force’s commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

Three F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft fly over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. Four F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., along with a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and more than 50 support Airmen were part of the deployment. This effort is part of the European Reassurance Initiative and will serve to assure allies of the Air Force’s commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft lands at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft lands at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

Four F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft taxi after landing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

Four F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft taxi after landing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as part of the European Reassurance Initiative and 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 Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., soars over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, and approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem, to train with NATO allies and partners. These relationships are critical to ensuring safety, and stability in the European region. The forward presence allows the rotation of units from the U.S. to augment the forces in Europe whenever needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., soars over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, and approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem, to train with NATO allies and partners. These relationships are critical to ensuring safety, and stability in the European region. The forward presence allows the rotation of units from the U.S. to augment the forces in Europe whenever needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., celebrates landing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. The USAF’s forward presence in Europe allows training with U.S. allies and partners to develop and improve regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., celebrates landing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. The USAF’s forward presence in Europe allows training with U.S. allies and partners to develop and improve regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Members of the 95th Fighter Squadron from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., marshal two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft near hardened aircraft shelters, Aug. 28, 2015, on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The 95th FS deployed to Spangdahlem as part of the European Reassurance Initiative, which is intended to increase the capability, readiness and responsiveness of NATO forces in part by funding rotational force presence in Eastern Europe. This training deployment is also part of ensuring the 5th generation fighters can deploy to European bases and other NATO installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Members of the 95th Fighter Squadron from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., marshal two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft near hardened aircraft shelters, Aug. 28, 2015, on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The 95th FS deployed to Spangdahlem as part of the European Reassurance Initiative, which is intended to increase the capability, readiness and responsiveness of NATO forces in part by funding rotational force presence in Eastern Europe. This training deployment is also part of ensuring the 5th generation fighters can deploy to European bases and other NATO installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., park outside hardened aircraft shelters Aug. 28, 2015, on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. During this inaugural deployment to Europe, the 95th FS pilots will conduct familiarization flight training within the European theater as well as conduct dissimilar aircraft training with F-15 Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., park outside hardened aircraft shelters Aug. 28, 2015, on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. During this inaugural deployment to Europe, the 95th FS pilots will conduct familiarization flight training within the European theater as well as conduct dissimilar aircraft training with F-15 Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., prepares to exit an F-22 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., prepares to exit an F-22 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A member of the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., sits in the cockpit of an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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A member of the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., sits in the cockpit of an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxis to a hardened aircraft shelter at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxis to a hardened aircraft shelter at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

Two F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxi to hardened aircraft shelters at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015.The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22s, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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Two F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxi to hardened aircraft shelters at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015.The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22s, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., exits an F-22 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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An F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., exits an F-22 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., prepares to land on the runway Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilot assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., prepares to land on the runway Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Two F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prepare to land at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. Four F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., along with a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and more than 50 support Airmen were part of the deployment. This effort is part of the European Reassurance Initiative and will serve to assure allies of the Air Force’s commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)
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Two F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prepare to land at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015 as part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe. Four F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., along with a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and more than 50 support Airmen were part of the deployment. This effort is part of the European Reassurance Initiative and will serve to assure allies of the Air Force’s commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilots assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxi on the flightline Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The F-22s will conduct dissimilar air training with other Fighter Squadrons in U.S. Air Forces in Europe to include F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. The F-22 Raptors will also forward deploy for short periods of time to non-U.S. NATO bases. The USAF’s forward presence in Europe allows training with U.S. allies and partners to develop and improve regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)
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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilots assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., taxi on the flightline Aug. 28, 2015, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The F-22s will conduct dissimilar air training with other Fighter Squadrons in U.S. Air Forces in Europe to include F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. The F-22 Raptors will also forward deploy for short periods of time to non-U.S. NATO bases. The USAF’s forward presence in Europe allows training with U.S. allies and partners to develop and improve regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Airmen from the 95th Fighter Squadron depart from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The Airmen are here to support the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment. This deployment is part of the European Reassurance Initiative, which is intended to increase the capability, readiness and responsiveness of NATO forces in part by funding rotational force presence in Eastern Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
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Airmen from the 95th Fighter Squadron depart from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The Airmen are here to support the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment. This deployment is part of the European Reassurance Initiative, which is intended to increase the capability, readiness and responsiveness of NATO forces in part by funding rotational force presence in Eastern Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., carrying more than 60 passengers assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.,  arrives at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support the first ever F-22 European training deployment Aug. 28, 2015. The C-17 and its global reach is a critical component to any training mission to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., carrying more than 60 passengers assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., arrives at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support the first ever F-22 European training deployment Aug. 28, 2015. The C-17 and its global reach is a critical component to any training mission to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

An Airman assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., displays an American Flag patch on a backpack after arriving on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The 95th FS deployed to Spangdahlem for the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment. The F-22s will conduct dissimilar aircraft training with F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
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An Airman assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., displays an American Flag patch on a backpack after arriving on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The 95th FS deployed to Spangdahlem for the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment. The F-22s will conduct dissimilar aircraft training with F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

Airmen unload cargo from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base,  S.C., after arriving at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment Aug. 28, 2015. A single C-17 can deliver nearly 85 tons of cargo to both prepared and unprepared airfields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
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Airmen unload cargo from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., after arriving at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support the first ever F-22 Raptor European training deployment Aug. 28, 2015. A single C-17 can deliver nearly 85 tons of cargo to both prepared and unprepared airfields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilots assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation Aug. 28, 2015, over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)
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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft pilots assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation Aug. 28, 2015, over Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This is the first training deployment of the F-22 Raptor in the U.S. European Command theater. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

A member of the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., observes an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)
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A member of the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., observes an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 28, 2015. The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III and more than 50 Airmen to Spangdahlem in support of the first F-22 European training deployment. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, a $1 billion pledge announced by President Obama in March 2014.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)