An F-35C Lightning II aircraft attached to the “Vampires” of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 9 flies over Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during an amphibious squadron and Marine expeditionary unit (MEU) integration (PMINT) exercise. PMINT is a training evolution between Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th MEU, which allows Sailors […]