F-22 Combined Test Force gets AF Collier Trophy nomination
An F-22A Raptor takes off from Langley Jan. 21, 2006, during an Operation Noble Eagle mission. This historical event marks the first time the F-22A Raptor is participating in the joint services operation to protect American soil. The Raptor is piloted by Lt. Col. James Hecker, 27th Fighter Squadron commander. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers)

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