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VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony

Left, Sergeant Maj. Carlos Williams, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 sergeant major, and right, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Scott, VMFA-121 commanding officer, unfurl the VMFA-121 colors during the squadron re-designation ceremony Nov. 20 at the VMFA-121 hangar, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. Special guests; Senator John McCain, Arizona state Senator, Governor Janice K. Brewer, Arizona state Governor, The Honorable Mr. Robert O. Work, Under Secretary of the Navy and General James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps were in attendance for the ceremony and spoke of the great contribution to Marine Corps aviation.



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This work, VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony [Image 12 of 13], by Cpl Shelby Shields, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.20.2012

Date Posted:11.20.2012 19:12

Photo ID:787223

VIRIN:121120-M-#####-958

Resolution:2592x1728

Size:7.78 MB

Location:YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

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