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    Continuing a Legacy: The Road to USAF F-35A Initial Operational Capability

    Paving the road to IOC were many major events, milestones and accomplishments made possible by the thousands of men and women working towards this declaration.

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    Continuing a Legacy: The Road to USAF F-35A Initial Operational Capability
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    Partnership for Success: US and UK Team up to Train Pilots

    ​About 10 years ago the UK’s Royal Air Force and Royal Navy began discussions about combining efforts on initial F-35B training with the United States Marine Corps.

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    Partnership for Success: US and UK Team up to Train Pilots
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    Where the Rubber Meets the Tarmac: F-35 Site Activation

    By 2020, an estimated 25 Air Force Bases (AFB), Naval Air Stations (NAS), Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS) and other partner installations around the world will operate and maintain F-35s. Before each location receives an F-35, however, the site must be “activated” and declared ready to operate and maintain the jets. Enter the F-35 Site Activation Team.

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    Where the Rubber Meets the Tarmac: F-35 Site Activation