BF-6 and BF-8 Land at Eglin AFB: The F-35 Moves Forward

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Unread post18 Jan 2012, 00:09

Long story about the effect on and motivation of the USMC maintainers at Eglin AFB.

BF-6 and BF-8 Land at Eglin AFB: The F-35 Moves Forward Jan/17/12

"During Second Line of Defense visits in mid-January 2012 to the participants in Bold Alligator, we were able to focus on the meaning of the arrival of the new USMC F-35Bs to Eglin AFB. Col. Arthur TOMASSETTI, vice commander of the 33rd Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The 33rd Fighter Wing serves as the home to the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Training Center, providing pilot and maintenance training for nine international partners...."

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"Members of 33rd Air Wing Standing in Front of a Newly Arrived F-35B
Credit Photo: Col. Tomassetti" ... ar9317.jpg
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