F-35 Lightning II News
First F-35A operational weapons load crew qualified
Three Airmen with the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit became the first qualified operational weapons load crew for the F-35A Lightning II during a qualification load on October 10th.
Navy Announces Decision to Base the F-35C at NAS Lemoore
The Department of the Navy, after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, has decided to base the F-35C aircraft at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California.
First DOD general officer completes F-35 qualification training
When the wheels of his F-35A Lightning II touched down around 13:00hrs, Sept. 26, Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria became the first Department of Defense general officer to complete qualification training in the joint strike fighter.