An U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron lands in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility July 25, 2023. U.S. Air Force F-35’s have deployed to the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility to help defend U.S. interests, promote regional security and safeguard freedom of navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Sommers)

Photo by: SSgt. Christopher Sommers |  VIRIN: 230725-F-EP422-1024.JPG