33rd Fighter Wing
Welcome to the 33rd Fighter Wing
The 33rd Fighter Wing "Nomads," an associate unit at Eglin Air Force Base, was re-designated under Air Education and Training Command on Oct. 1, 2009. As the first of its kind in the Department of Defense, the wing is responsible for F-35 A/B/C Lightning II flying and maintenance training for the Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and eight international partners. The wing is also responsible for all Air Force Battle Manager training at Tyndall AFB, Fla. and an Intelligence Formal Training Unit at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 33 FW will have up to 59 F-35s assigned on-site supporting the Department of Defense's F-35 program.
Air Force fact sheet: F-35A Lightning II Conventional Takeoff and Landing Variant
33rd Fighter Wing history pamphlet