F-35 Lightning II News
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.
Eielson AFB selected as preferred alternative for first overseas-based F-35As
Air Force officials announced that Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, was selected as the preferred alternative to host the first F-35A Lightning II squadrons in the Pacific area of responsibility.