Images: Becoming part of aviation history
Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Lt. Col. Randal Efferson (left) and Maj. Jay Spohn stand in front of the Air Force's newest fifth-generation fighter jet at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 11, 2012. The Florida Air National Guardsmen are the only National Guard pilots currently assigned to the 33rd Operations Group and they'll soon be taking to the skies to master the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.