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Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 takes flight

An F-35B Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter,
steadies during an aerial refueling above Marine Corps Air Station
Yuma, Ariz., Nov. 20. This F-35B is the second aircraft to join the
newly-designated Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121. The aircraft later landed at MCAS Yuma during a re-designation ceremony for the squadron.



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This work, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 takes flight [Image 2 of 3], by LCpl Christopher Johns, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.20.2012

Date Posted:11.20.2012 19:23

Photo ID:787235

VIRIN:121120-M-OB827-032

Resolution:4775x2854

Size:3.56 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, CA, US

Hometown:SAN DIEGO, CA, US

Hometown:YUMA, AZ, US

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