Marine Corps

August 16, 2012

MAG-13 CO visits JSF at Eglin Air Force Base

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Col. Michael Gough, left, the Marine Aircraft Group 13 commanding officer, listens as Sgt. William Luhrsen, a F-35B Lightning II airframes mechanic and low observation technician, explains some of the new components of the Joint Strike Fighter at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug 13. F-35B Lightning II mechanics explained to Gough how the landing gear system on the Joint Strike Fighter functions and what the different types of low observable materials are on the U.S. Armed Forces fifth-generation fighter jet during an informal tour of the jet. Gough, along with others, learned of the jet’s capabilities and witnessed afternoon sorties from the flightline of Marine Strike Fighter Training Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base’s 33rd Fighter Wing.




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