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    VMA-542 Redesignates to F-35B Squadron [Image 10 of 11]

    VMA-542 Redesignates to F-35B Squadron

    CHERRY POINT, NC, UNITED STATES

    12.01.2022

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Elias Pimentel 

    2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

    U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Lucas K. Leonhardt (left) and Capt. John A. Standard, AV-8B Harrier II jet pilots with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 542, celebrate the squadron’s final flight at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Dec. 1, 2022. In accordance with Force Design 2030, VMA-542 transitioned from the AV-8B Harrier II jet to the F-35B Lightning II fighter jet and redesignated as a Marine fighter-attack squadron. VMA-542 was a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

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    Date Taken: 12.01.2022
    Date Posted: 12.05.2022 15:39
    Photo ID: 7537541
    VIRIN: 221201-M-IC059-1428
    Resolution: 7552x5037
    Size: 15.43 MB
    Location: CHERRY POINT, NC, US 
    Hometown: DELAFIELD, WI, US
    Hometown: HUNTINGTON, MD, US

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