Tens of thousands of Machinists Union members proudly build the F-35 for the U.S. military and allies around the world. The F-35 supply chain supports over 254,000 jobs with 1,800 suppliers spanning 48 states and Puerto Rico.
HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE
Machinists Union members are the most talented and experienced aerospace and defense workers in the world. Strong Machinists Union contracts benefit our members and the communities who proudly build the F-35.
DEDICATED TO NATIONAL SECURITY
Machinists Union members build the aircraft that deters our nation’s adversaries and ensures our military men and women can accomplish their mission and return home safely.
PROUD TO SUPPORT OUR VETERANS
Many Machinists Union members working on the F-35 program are U.S. military veterans themselves. Supporting the F-35 program means good jobs for veterans and their families.