Air Force officials officially welcomed the F-35A Lightning II strike fighter to the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB, Fla., Aug. 26, 2011. More than 400 guests watched the aircraft's unveiling, which took place inside the newly constructed hangar on the base, which is home to the initial F-35 schoolhouse. Here, Gen. Edward Rice, commander of Air Education and Training Command, speaks at the ceremony.
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