Bad News, F-35: Air Force Colonel Tells Us Why He Loves the F-15X Fighter
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Mark J. Arriola


Don't pass up a new version of the F-15. 

As a young 26-year-old fighter pilot, I had the glorious honor of flying F-15C’s during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  While stationed with the 58th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), I was deployed to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.  During that conflict, I witnessed firsthand the powerful force multiplier that the F-15 Eagle provided to the battle plan. 

We flew High-Value Airborne Asset (HVAA), Pre-strike Sweep, Detached...

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