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VFA-101 “Grim Reapers” introduce F-35C to NAS Oceana

Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base // October 30, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The "Grim Reapers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 returned to the Naval Air Station Oceana flight line, October 28, bringing with them the future of Naval Aviation.

The F-35C Lightning II completed its' first landing at Oceana, providing Sailors a chance to learn more about the platform.

"The pilots and maintainers are the ones who make the mission possible," said Capt. Scott Anderson, Commander Naval Air Forces, Fleet Requirements. "This is their opportunity to see the advanced capabilities of the F-35."

Read the full story from Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernest R. Scott.