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Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225 conducts their first flight operations in an F-35B Lightning II on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 25, 2021. VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
F-35B Lightning II’s with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225 taxi the runway to takeoff at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 25, 2021. VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Alexander Goodno, commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225 conducts his final checks before takeoff at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 25, 2021.  VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Alexander Goodno, commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225, greets another Marine during his final checks, before boarding his jet at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 25, 2021. VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225 walk to their aircraft to begin their final checks before flight at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 27, 2021. VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Alexander Goodno, commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225, tightens his helmet before heading to the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., September 25, 2021. VMFA-225 participated in their first flight as an F-35B squadron. This marked the end of the first phase in the transition from a legacy F/A-18D Hornet squadron to an F-35B squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) participate in a squadron wide physical training (PT) event on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. H&HS holds monthly PT events to build comradery among the sections . (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) participate in a squadron wide physical training (PT) event on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. H&HS holds monthly PT events to build comradery among the sections . (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) participate in a squadron wide physical training (PT) event on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. H&HS holds monthly PT events to build comradery among the sections . (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) participate in a squadron wide physical training (PT) event on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. H&HS holds monthly PT events to build comradery among the sections . (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
A U.S. Marine with the Provost Marshal Office apprehends a suspect during oleoresin capsicum spray training on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. After being sprayed, Marines were required to go through a series of obstacles in order to complete the course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
A U.S. Marine with the Provost Marshal Office fights back aggressors during oleoresin capsicum spray training on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. After being sprayed, Marines were required to go through a series of obstacles in order to complete the course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
A U.S. Marine with the Provost Marshal Office fights back an aggressor during oleoresin capsicum spray training on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. After being sprayed, Marines were required to go through a series of obstacles in order to complete the course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
A U.S. Marine with the Provost Marshal Office participates in oleoresin capsicum spray training on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., July 30, 2021. After being sprayed, Marines were required to go through a series of obstacles in order to complete the course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Romonoyske-Bean)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Larry Buenafe prepares to pass the sword to Col. Bryon Sullivan during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. The passing of the sword symbolizes the relief of duty from Sgt. Maj. Buenafe as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major by Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Larry Buenafe receives awards from Col. Bryon Sullivan during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. Sgt. Maj. Buenafe was relieved of his duty as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major by Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Bryon Sullivan passes the sword to Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. The passing of the sword symbolizes the relief of duty from Sgt. Maj. Larry Buenafe as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major by Sgt. Maj. Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Megan Browning, a musician with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing sings during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. Sgt. Maj. Larry Buenafe was relieved of his duty as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major by Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Larry Buenafe salutes Col. Bryon Sullivan during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. Sgt. Maj. Buenafe was relieved of his duty as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major by Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Frank Gratacos salutes Col. Bryon Sullivan during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 15, 2021. The passing of the sword symbolizes the relief of duty from Sgt. Maj. Buenafe as Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 sergeant major to Sgt. Maj. Gratacos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabrielle Sanders)
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