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  • Navy F-35C Squadron Deactivated at Eglin

    After seven years, U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, aka the “Grim Reapers” deactivated at Eglin AFB, Florida, on May 23, 2019, and assets were consolidated to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing Selected For New F-35 Training Squadron

    The U.S. Air Force announced on May 9th, the 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the preferred alternative to receive an additional F-35A training squadron of 24 F-35A Lightning IIs.
  • Month of the Military Child: The Wessling Family

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Joshua Wessling, 33rd Fighter Wing wing staff agency superintendent, spends time with his two children before deploying later this year.
  • Revamping the corrosion control section

    Two Airmen from the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control Section have revamped the corrosion compound and have acquired a brand new media booth, blast cabinets and are working on renovating their paint booth.
  • Nomads attend Air Warfare Symposium

    Airmen from the 33rd Fighter Wing attended the Air Force Association’s professional development event, the Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 27 to March 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
  • Contracted aggressors provide new opportunities

    Instructor pilots and students from the 58th Fighter Squadron integrated with a civilian contracted aggressor squadron to conduct air defense training Jan. 24, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base.
  • AETC leadership visits hurricane recovery efforts

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, Air Education and Training Command commander, right, and Lt. Col. Michael Lynch, 337th Air Control Squadron commander, view damage on the flightline caused by Hurricane Michael Jan. 24, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The 337th ACS sustained damage to several structures during Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air
  • Nomads distinguish best of 2018

    The 33rd Fighter Wing recognized several of its members during the 2018 Annual Award Ceremony Jan. 25, 2019, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Back to business: 337th returns to duty

    Students attending air battle manager courses at the 337th Air Control Squadron resumed classes Jan. 7, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to complete their remaining coursework just three months after a direct hit from Hurricane Michael.
  • Innovation in tight spaces

    As Hurricane Michael churned toward the Emerald Coast of Florida, narrowly missing Eglin, a different type of storm brewed on the horizon that would test Nomad innovation.

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