Wednesday, March 18, 2009

F-35 center groundbreaking set

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Groundbreaking for the Joint Strike Fighter Training Center is slated for Friday. The Washington-based assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics is scheduled to preside. Also attending will be the director of plans and programs from the Air Education and Training Command in Texas and the commander of the Air Armament Center at Eglin. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 03/18/09) All branches of the military will use the Eglin Air Force Base center for training in the three variants of the F-35 Lightning II