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U.S. Indo-Pacific Command 17h
The first Australian F-35A stealth fighters stopped in Hawaii and visited partners on their way from , Arizona to . These first two jets and 30 trained crew mark the beginning of the Royal as a fifth-generation power.
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12 Honor Guardsmen were awarded the Achievement Medal for completing a 1-yr commitment. Collectively, they supported 5,000+ hrs of ceremonial functions including rendering military funeral honors to 760 w/i .
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Dr. Heather Wilson 22h
From a little bike shop in Ohio grew an industry that changed the world. The ingenuity & determination of the to achieve flight enabled a passion for aviation that has thrived in my family for generations.
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F-35 Lightning II Dec 15
Twelve years ago today, the first F-35 took flight. Now, the program boasts more than 175,000+ flight hours, 720+ pilots and 6,600+ maintainers trained, and operations across 7 countries and 16 bases worldwide. See more from the first flight:
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NODF-35 Dec 15
First Dutch F-35A scheduled for 308FS , takes to the skies for the first time! Credits to C. Belcher.
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Eglin Air Force Base Dec 13
F-35 milestone. 53 Wing begins operational test, eval. Completion of F-35 Initial OT&E will aid in an initial operating capability decision & help inform full rate production for in the future ➡️
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Belgian Air Force🇧🇪 Dec 13
During the ongoing TLP course at Amendola AFB🇮🇹, pilots are training alongside , getting familiar with the game-changing capabilities of next generation's airpower for the first time. Preparing for the future .
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Luke Air Force Base Dec 12
Friends and family members gathered to honor and celebrate the life of Capt. Stephen “Trip” Grace during a memorial service. Our hearts are with all who knew him; we know will be greatly missed by many. 📸: SrA Alex Cook
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AETC - First Command Dec 12
- the F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights! More at
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Luke Air Force Base Dec 11
Children of deployed service members recently flew on the to the North Pole! They spent the day with Santa and all of his friends as a way to help make the holidays a bit easier while their family members are away.
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U.S. Air Force Dec 10
The is a fifth-generation fighter combining advanced aerodynamics, survivability in high-threat environments & the ability to provide pilots & allies w/robust situational awareness.
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Royal Australian Air Force Dec 10
"The Joint Strike Fighter will be a game-changer for the Australian Defence Force. This is the most advanced, multi-role stealth fighter in the world” - Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP. ✈️🇦🇺
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Luke Air Force Base Dec 10
Holiday Magic is an annual event hosted by that brings the snow and other activities to Luke for T-bolt kids and their families to kick off the holiday season! 📸: A1C Aspen Reid
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Luke Air Force Base Dec 9
We miss you already Mates! But congrats!
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Netherlands Embassy 🇺🇸 Dec 9
Royal Netherlands F-35 pilots will join their counterparts from Denmark for training at with the 308th Fighter Squadron. The 308th was first activated in 1942, when it was known as the Emerald Knights. via
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TRICARE Dec 8
There are only 3 days left of the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season. Take action now, before it’s too late to enroll.
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AETC - First Command Dec 8
- the F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights! More at
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Dr. Heather Wilson Dec 7
To increase readiness & use money wisely, we have recommended basing the next three squadrons of F-35s at Tyndall. With the support of the Congress…We will rebuild .
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Luke Air Force Base Dec 7
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388th Fighter Wing Dec 6
Feature video of our Combat Power Exercise with the . Great footage of our maintainers and pilots demonstrating the readiness of and the Thanks to Jamie Chapman at the 2nd Audiovisual Squadron for the production.
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