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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

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VMFA-121 helps prepare JASDF for F-35A
170913-M-ON849-0066.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Carlos Jimenez

Sep 13, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) personnel study the F-35B Lightning II during an educational tour and class led by Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 13, 2017. Several classes were conducted for JASDF personnel regarding maintenance, serviceability, operability and more. Afterwards, they briefly toured VMFA-121’s facility, taking a peek into different departments and visiting the hangar to see, touch and study the aircraft up close. This is the first time VMFA-121 has conducted an exchange like this. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carlos Jimenez)


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