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Air Force F-35s fly through isles

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A dozen of the Air Force’s new F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters are making their first Pacific deployment. The planes are stopping in Hawaii en route to Okinawa. Lt. Col. Scout Johnston is shown with Senior Airman Alex Evans, who handles the avionics on Johnston’s jet.

The proverbial “tip of the spear” is about to get sharper in Asia with 10 of the Air Force’s advanced F-35A stealth aircraft transiting through Hawaii on their way to the first operational deployment for the attack planes to Japan. Read more

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