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Nellis AFB Red Flag Exercise hosts two F-35 Squadrons

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NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Nellis Air Force Base is hosting two F-35 squadrons here during Red Flag 17-3, July 10-28, 2017. 


F-35A’s from the 58th Fighter Squadron with 33rd Fighter Wing based at Eglin AFB, and F-35B’s from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based at Marine Air Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz., are participating in the exercise.


Red Flag 17-3 is a unique training opportunity to integrate capabilities of multiple weapons systems. This will be the largest integration to date of 5th generation assets at a Red Flag with the participation of the F-35A, F-35B and F-22 squadrons.


NOTE TO MEDIA: The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office will hold a Red Flag Media Day July 26, 2017. Outlets interested in attending can call (702) 652-2750 (press 4 for media relations) to RSVP on or before July 25, 2017, at 12 noon.


For more information about Red Flag, call the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office at (702) 652- 2750 or visit


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