The 27th Fighter Wing, Langley AFB, Va., has received the 50th F/A-22 Raptor delivered by Lockheed Martin to the Air Force. The company has finished final assembly of 63 of the new stealth fighters and is conducting flight tests and final preparation at its facility in Marietta, Ga., of the Raptors set for delivery in 2005. Capt. Geoff Lohmiller of the 27th Fighter Squadron flew the 50th Raptor from Marietta to its home at Langley.
Changes are coming this year for Airmen taking professional military education (PME) distance learning courses. Closer interactions with facilitators, a revised capstone course, and more feedback on test performance are meant to improve the overall experience for distance learning students, who often include members of the Air National Guard.