A line of F-22As share the ramp at Tyndall AFB, Florida, on October 14 after being removed from damaged hangars at the base.
USAF/SSgt Matthew Lotz

ON NOVEMBER 2, the Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced interim plans for several of the units displaced from Tyndall AFB, Florida, when Hurricane Michael struck the Panama City, Florida, base on October 10. The Category 4 storm came ashore, packing winds in excess of 155mph (249km/h) that caused widespread catastrophic damage to the base. Nearly every building on the site was damaged, including hangars where a number of aircraft unable to fly out were stored.

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