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VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony

Arizona Sen. John McCain sits in an F-35B simulator cockpit during a
reception prior to the re-designation ceremony for Marine Fighter
Attack Squadron 121, at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Nov. 20. The
senator, a former Naval aviator, attended to ceremony along with
several other distinguished visitors, marking the commencement of the
Marine Corps' first operational F-35B squadron.



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This work, VMFA-121 re-designation ceremony [Image 4 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 19:21

Photo ID:787232

VIRIN:121120-M-KU760-373

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:5.9 MB

Location:YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

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