In 2018, Britain’s first F-35 squadron will emerge from within a U.S. Marine Corps training unit here in South Carolina. It may seem an unusual route to creation of a front-line capability, but the partnering of the Marines with their British counterparts has resulted in valuable lessons learned by both sides, as they build a greater understanding of how to use the new fighter. The Marines have adopted a U.K. approach to preparing new pilots for combat readiness, while the use of ...

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