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Military Matters: U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Brendon J. Ernst 

Today we honor and thank U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Brendon J. Ernst for his service

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Every Monday 13 On Your Side likes to honor those that serve our country and today's Military Matters is going to U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Brendon J. Ernst.

He is a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.

Sgt. Ernst is shown conducting preflight checks on an F-35B Lightning II at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma.  

Ernst’s responsibilities as a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic are to conduct maintenance on and inspect the performance of the F-35B Lightning II. 

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