Crystal Everson gets some assistance from Kyle McGehee, a cock pit demonstration team member, as she operates the F-35 Lightning II cockpit demonstrator at the Holiday Inn in Beaufort on Tuesday afternoon. The public could use the demonstrator as part  of an event to get comments from the public and answer any questions about the Marine Corps' plans to base new Joint Strike Fighter squadrons at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
Crystal Everson gets some assistance from Kyle McGehee, a cock pit demonstration team member, as she operates the F-35 Lightning II cockpit demonstrator at the Holiday Inn in Beaufort on Tuesday afternoon. The public could use the demonstrator as part of an event to get comments from the public and answer any questions about the Marine Corps' plans to base new Joint Strike Fighter squadrons at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. JONATHAN DYER | The Beaufort Gazette
Crystal Everson gets some assistance from Kyle McGehee, a cock pit demonstration team member, as she operates the F-35 Lightning II cockpit demonstrator at the Holiday Inn in Beaufort on Tuesday afternoon. The public could use the demonstrator as part of an event to get comments from the public and answer any questions about the Marine Corps' plans to base new Joint Strike Fighter squadrons at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. JONATHAN DYER | The Beaufort Gazette

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