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May 31, 2013

Ribbon cutting marks completion of F-35 simulator facility

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
From left: Brig. Gen. Charles Moore, 57th Wing commander; Ray Haj, Swinerton Builders Government Division vice president; Michael Zettler, F-35 Sustainment at Lockheed Martin vice president; Randy Black, United States Air Force Warfare Center honorary commander; and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, USAFWC commander, cut the ribbon at the new F-35 simulator facility during a ribbon cutting ceremony May 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The F-35 simulator facility was built to provide realistic training that is independent of the weather, maintenance, and range availability that can challenge daily operations.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, speaks live virtual constructive concept at the F-35 simulator facility ribbon cutting ceremony May 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The building was built to house simulators that will provide virtual training for pilots which can then be incorporated into hands-on training.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Michael Zettler, F-35 Sustainment at Lockheed Martin vice president, speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new F-35 simulator building May 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Ray Haj, vice president and division manager of Swinerton Builders’ Government Division; Zettler; Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander; and Randy Black, USAFWC honorary commander, also spoke at the ceremony.




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