FILE: Guests listen as Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, debuts the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to the community during a showcase of the aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Aug. 20, 2013. MCAS Beaufort is expected to receive the aircraft in 2014 along with Marine Fighter Attack Training squadron 501, the Marine Corps' first F-35B training squadron, which falls under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 31 aboard MCAS Beaufort.
FILE: Guests listen as Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, debuts the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to the community during a showcase of the aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Aug. 20, 2013. MCAS Beaufort is expected to receive the aircraft in 2014 along with Marine Fighter Attack Training squadron 501, the Marine Corps' first F-35B training squadron, which falls under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 31 aboard MCAS Beaufort. Submitted photo
FILE: Guests listen as Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, debuts the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to the community during a showcase of the aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Aug. 20, 2013. MCAS Beaufort is expected to receive the aircraft in 2014 along with Marine Fighter Attack Training squadron 501, the Marine Corps' first F-35B training squadron, which falls under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 31 aboard MCAS Beaufort. Submitted photo

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