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A photo of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Lt. Col. Steven Redmond from the 388th Fighter Wing, briefs Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Air Force, on the F-35A Lightning II at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 2, 2021. Brown met with Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the F-35’s capabilities, training, maintenance and sustainment requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

A photo of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. poses for a photo with Capt. Emily Thompson, an F-35A Lightning II pilot and lead scheduler for the 388th Operation Support Squadron, during a visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 2, 2021. Thompson received a coin from Brown in recognition of her accomplishments here as well as during a combat deployment with the 421st Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

A photo of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. receives a briefing on the F-35A Lightning II during a visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 2, 2021. Brown met with Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the F-35’s capabilities, training, maintenance and sustainment requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

A photo of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. speaks with Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings during a visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 2, 2021. Brown met with Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the F-35’s capabilities, training, maintenance and sustainment requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

A photo of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Maj. Richard Palz from the 388th Fighter Wing, briefs Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Air Force, on the F-35A Lightning II at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 2, 2021. Brown met with Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the F-35’s capabilities, training, maintenance and sustainment requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Today, Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., received briefings on the F-35A Lightning II during a visit to Hill Air Force Base. Brown met with leadership and Airmen from the active-duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the F-35’s capabilities, training, maintenance and sustainment requirements. (U.S. Air Force photos by R. Nial Bradshaw)