The first operational F-35 squadron in the world will be receiving more aircraft in the coming months:
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma's F-35 program seems to be moving forward after a brief stall.Just a small note on a local media outlet that won't likely get much play but indicates that the program continues to go forward. MCAS Yuma will be receiving, as noted, an F-35B a month for the rest of the year.
A spokesperson with Lockheed Martin, the Texas based manufacturer of the fighter jet, says the company is scheduled to deliver at least one F-35 a month to MCAS Yuma for the rest of the year. Shipping had stalled due to a government issued precautionary suspension.
MCAS Yuma is home to the world's first operational F-35 squadron and currently houses four F-35's.