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Eglin AFB celebrates arrival of new jet
OKALOOSA COUNTY --
Eglin Air Force Base celebrates the arrival of their first F-35 aircraft today. The jet landed shortly after 1 p.m. from Fort Worth Texas. Lieutenant Commander Chris Tabert was the pilot. The jet arrived with navy strike fighter squadron VFA-101. Beach goers enjoyed a quick fly-by as the team flew over Okaloosa Island. The base will now have a total of 26 jets.