The injured person was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, according to the statement from Eglin AFB.
The aircraft bounced, rolled, "caught fire and was completely destroyed," the report states.
The Air Force's newest combat search-and-rescue helicopter, the HH-60W Jolly Green II, hit another milestone.
The "safety pause" follows two back-to-back crashes of stealth fighters less than a week apart.
The F-35 mishap marks the second accident at Eglin in a week's time.
The guard members will learn more about flying and maintaining the F-35 fighters.
Hurricane Dorian bypassed Northwest Florida's military bases, but Hurricane Michael has remained front and center.
An officer assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base is being held without bond.
Capt. Tranay Lashawn Tanner, 29, was transported to the Eglin Hospital last week with health complications.
A pilot from the 413th Flight Test Squadron at Duke Field at Eglin Air Force Base flew with Sikorsky contractors.
New soldiers at Fort Sill were the first to graduate Army Basic Combat Training wearing the service's new Army Greens.
Air Force 1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen was killed.
Soldiers offered feedback on the Army's futuristic new IVAS technology.
The Defense Department is predicting flat or declining budgets in future years.
Preparations are underway across the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.