First operational F-35B squadron unveiled at MCAS Yuma
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Sgt. Maj. Carlos Williams (foreground left) and Lt. Col. Jeffery Scott (foreground right), commanding officer, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, unfurl the squadron's battle flag during a re-designation ceremony Tuesday. In the background is the first F-35B Lightning II, which landed Friday, to be delivered to MCAS Yuma.
Photo by Craig Fry/Yuma Sun
First operational F-35B squadron unveiled at MCAS Yuma.
A squadron that has been on the forefront of the most significant transition periods in the 100-year history of Marine Corps aviation did so again on Tuesday when it officially became the first operational squadron to fly the F-35B Lightning II.“I ask you to buckle down your sea. Read First operational F-35B squadron unveiled at MCAS Yuma...