Three years of training led to one very important day. Taking off over the mountains of Vermont, history is made at 20,000 feet.

The 158th Fighter Wing has been no stranger to making history. In 2019, it was the first wing in the Air National Guard to receive the F-35A Lightning II.

As the only wing in the Guard to fly a fifth generation fighter, the Airmen have continuously made their mark including recently completing the first overseas Guard deployment of the F-35.

Now, the latest chapter of Green Mountain Boys history has been written.