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VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony

Gen. James Amos, left, Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks with
Arizona Senator John McCain and Arizona Governor Janice Brewer, at a
reception prior to the re-designation ceremony for Marine Fighter
Attack Squadron 121, at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Nov. 20. The
squadron accepted the first operational F-35B in the world, ushering
in a new era of Marine Aviation. The F-35B accomplishes the multi-role, fifth-generation capabilities needed across the full spectrum of military operations to deter potential adversaries and protect our nation and its interests.



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This work, VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony [Image 9 of 13], by Cpl Aaron Diamant, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.20.2012

Date Posted:11.20.2012 19:14

Photo ID:787226

VIRIN:121120-M-KU760-955

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:4.89 MB

Location:YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

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