USAF; F-35; F-35A; NCO; leadership; Nomads; 33FW

Staff Sgt. Marcos Cruz La Santa, right, 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics systems technician, trains an Airman pre-flight July 18, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. As one of the first core trained F-35 noncommissioned officers, Cruz has the unique perspective of working with fourth-generation maintainers while being able to connect with fifth-generation maintainers who have come through the training pipeline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson
VIRIN: 170720-F-HX320-0036.JPG
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