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  • Citizen Airman, Citizen Firefighter

    Kaitlyn Lawton enlisted in the Air Force as an Airman 1st Class in 2011 as an aircraft armaments systems technician, loading bombs and missiles on F-22 Raptors. She began her family shortly thereafter, and had two boys, Jayden and Ethan.Her drive to become a firefighter began when three little

  • AFRC Commander Kicks off 2023 Road Show in Alaska

    The commander of Air Force Reserve Command kicked off his 2023 command road show here with a Jan 6-7 visit to the 477th Fighter Group, an associate unit that flies and maintains the F-22A Raptor fighter jet alongside active duty Airmen. 

  • Team building,TFI Alaska to Hawaii

    The 477th Fighter Group Aircraft Maintenance Squadron joined Raptor partners from the Hawaii Air National Guard, 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, for their annual tour soaring through two weeks of day to day missions from June 19-July 01, 2017 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Alaska F-22 units engage in bilateral training in Australia

    Airmen from the 477th Fighter Group, 302nd Fighter Squadron and 90th Fighter Squadron participated in a bilateral exercise with the Royal Australian Air Force at RAAF Base Tindal, Northern Territory, Australia. They spent more than 45 days training with the RAAF as part of the Enhanced Air

  • If you ain't ammo ...

    Munitions Systems specialists are Airmen tasked with handling, storing, transporting, arming and disarming non-nuclear weapons systems. The Munitions Systems career field is commonly referred to as "ammo." Here, ammo active duty and Reserve professionals work side-by side, all day, every day. Though

  • Alaska Reservists support, sponsor 'Last Great Race on Earth'

    As a Lead Dog Sponsor for the second year in a row Reservists from the 477th Fighter Group gave a warm send off to the 85 teams heading out on the 1,000 mile trek across Alaska's rugged terrain to claim the title of Iditarod champion.Known as the "The Last Great Race on Earth" mushers, each with a

  • Alaska Reserve Maintainers hang with the HIANG

    Maintainers from the 477th Maintenance Squadron recently returned from Hawaii where they were working with the active duty and Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 maintainers to help increase sortie generation during the deployment of the Hawaiian Raptors."The primary purpose of our being there was to