Airmen, Sailors prepare to support F-35 at Sea

U.S. Navy Aviation Support Equipment Technician Second Class Eric Stark, right, 33rd Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment, demonstrates how to operate a portable floor crane for Aviation Support Equipment Technician First Class Kunthea Sam, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), Aug. 9, 2017, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Sam is one of two AS1s who are receiving "Phase 1" initial training for F-35 support systems from the 33rd MXS. This training is preparing them for future operations with F-35C onboard their aircraft carrier. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson
VIRIN: 170809-F-HX320-0015.JPG
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