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F-35s hot-pit refuel at MCAS Camp Pendleton
211006-M-DB029-0180.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Andrew Cortez

Oct 15, 2021
Camp Pendleton - U.S. Marines refuel an F-35B Lightning II with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, at the hot pit on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 7, 2021. The air station and the squadrons housed there provide aviation support that enables I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton tenant commands and visiting units to maintain and enhance their mission capabilities and combat readiness. While the air station primarily supports rotary wing and tiltrotor aircraft, it is also capable of supporting jets like the F-35B. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Cortez)


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