Bringing the heat: F-35B Lightning IIs arrive at Nellis Air Force Base for Red Flag 17-3

12/26/2017

An F-35B Lightning II with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, taxis the runway after landing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 5. A total of 10 aircraft and more than 250 Marines with VMFA-211 will participate in Red Flag 17-3, a realistic combat training exercise hosted by the U.S. Air Force to assess the squadron’s ability to deploy and support contingency operations using the F-35B. Red Flag 17-3 begins July 10 and ends July 28. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)

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