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-- Senior Air Force officials attended a ceremony here May 2 commemorating the delivery of the final F-22 Raptor to the service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz was joined by Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia and other industry, Air Force and civilian leaders as they were welcomed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Lockheed Martin Marietta plant for the event. The final delivery completes the Air Force's fleet of 195 F-22s. The Raptor is a key component of the Global Strike Task Force and is unmatched by any fighter aircraft due to its speed, stealth and maneuverability, according to Air Force officials. During his remarks at the ceremony, Schwartz said the delivery represents an important element in the Air Force's overall modernization effort. "Thank you to all of the partners in industry and government that made this occasion a reality," the general said. "I...