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Holloman Will Lose F-22 Aircraft; Date Uncertain - 09/21/2013
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The 7th Fighter Squadron, which flies Holloman’s 24 F-22 Raptors, was supposed to move its hundreds of F-22 support personnel and aircraft to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., in the spring of 2013 to comply with the Air Force’s F-22 fleet consolidation plan, but that never happened. Congress enacted a freeze on U.S. Air Force structure changes, including aircraft transfers. As a replacement for the F-22, Holloman was supposed to receive two F-16 training squadrons from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., but this move was also postponed due to the congressional freeze. “Let me emphasize that although this mission change has been delayed, it has not been canceled,” Col. Andrew Croft, 49th Wing commander said. Read more



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