Crew chiefs and maintainers assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing meet before launching a fifth-generation F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the wing at the Vermont Air National Guard Base in South Burlington, Vt., May 2, 2022. The aircraft departed to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to continue NATO’s Enhanced Air Policing mission along the Eastern Flank.
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