Bringing lightning to the fight: F-35B conducts FARP at Kadena

U.S. Airmen from 353rd Special Operations Group and 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron stand by with Marines from Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 to refuel an F-35B Lighting II during a forward area refueling point joint training exercise June 27, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The short range take off capability of the 353rd Special Operations Group’s MC-130 combined with the vertical takeoff and landing capabilities of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121’s F-35B Lightning II enables a fighter presence anywhere in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Omari Bernard
VIRIN: 170627-F-ZC102-1024.JPG
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