VFA-125

Meet Lt. j.g. Suzelle Thomas, US Navy’s first woman to directly go for F-35C Lightning II conversion after getting Wings of Gold

Meet Lt. j.g. Suzelle Thomas, US Navy’s first woman to directly go for F-35C Lightning II conversion after getting Wings of Gold

US Navy’s first woman to directly go for F-35C Lightning II conversion. The US Navy selected its first woman to… Read More

3 years ago

Highway to the danger zone – First two F-35C pilots graduate from Topgun

Maj. Derek Heinz from the VFA 125 Rough Raiders  and Lt. William Goodwin, III from the VFA 147 Argonauts successfully completed the 13-week… Read More

4 years ago

First operational F-35C squadron in the Marine Corps declared Safe-For-Flight

VMFA-314 and the U.S. Navy's F-35C Fleet Replacement Squadron, Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125, diligently worked together toward this historic… Read More

4 years ago

U.S. Navy Declares F-35C Initial Operational Capability

F-35C IOC comes shortly after the Department of the Navy’s first Lightning II squadron, VFA 147, completed aircraft carrier qualifications… Read More

5 years ago

F-35C makes precautionary landing in Fresno after indicator signal goes off in aircraft’s instruments

The F-35C incident was possibly related to a mechanical issue in the aircraft On Sep. 24, 2018 an F-35C attached… Read More

6 years ago

F-35C and F/A-18F damaged during midair refueling

An F-35C assigned to VFA-125 ingested debris from an aerial refueling basket while receiving fuel from an F/A-18F Super Hornet… Read More

6 years ago