Friday, January 11, 2013

F-35 trainer taking Nevada post

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- A member of the 33rd Fighter Wing will be heading to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to represent the Air National Guard at the Air Force Warfare Center. Lt. Col. Randal Efferson, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander, is one of the senior leaders at the wing who helped set up the F-35 integrated training center at Eglin. He also led the Operational Utility Evaluation team through his squadron's F-35 pilot training program, which resulted in an Air Force Education and Training Command "ready to train" decision December 2012. (Source: Florida National Guard Public Affairs, 01/10/13)