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  • Hill AFB Fighter Wings Bring First F-35A to Red Flag

    Hill AFB Fighter Wings Bring First F-35A to Red Flag

    U.S. Air Force - 388th Fighter Wing // January 23, 2017
    Pilots and maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 20, 2017 for exercise Red Flag.
  • First F-35Cs for West Coast FRS to Arrive Next Week at Lemoore

    First F-35Cs for West Coast FRS to Arrive Next Week at Lemoore

    U.S. Naval Institute News // January 18, 2017
    The first F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters will arrive on the West Coast next week as the Navy prepares to ramp up its training pipeline for the next-generation stealth jet designed for carrier operations, Navy officials announced Tuesday.
  • F-35B Arrives in Japan

    F-35B Arrives in Japan

    Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan // January 18, 2017
    F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni January 18, beginning the squadron’s permanent basing at the air station.
  • VMFA-121 Departs for Relocation to Japan

    VMFA-121 Departs for Relocation to Japan

    Marine Corps Air Station Miramar // January 10, 2017
    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, an F-35B squadron with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, departed Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, transferring to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Jan. 9, 2017.