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Colombian Kfirs fighters train with the A-10, F-16 Colombian Kfirs fighters train with the A-10, F-16
Six Colombian Air Force Kfir fighter jets on their way to Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, stopped at Davis-Monthan AFB from July 5-16, to train with A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons. “This week is very important here at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base because our pilots and aircrew can train alongside members of the United States Air Force, which allows a better training environment for all,” said Colombian Air Force Brig. Gen. Pablo Garcia, Aerial Combat Command 1 commander.
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2018
DM hosts the annual Heritage Flight Training course prior to the air show season as a familiarization opportunity for active duty pilots to fly in formation with WWII and Korean-era planes. Heritage Flight Training Course dazzles DM community
Davis-Monthan Air Force base hosts the annual Heritage Flight Training course prior to the air show season as a familiarization opportunity for active duty pilots to fly in formation with WWII and Korean-era planes. Each morning prior to the day’s training sorties, the ramp is open to service members, veterans, and their families.
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2018
Airmen wash an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Feb. 8, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.In addition to mechanical and electrical maintenance, A-10’s must be washed every 180 days or approximately 1,000 flying hours in order to control corrosion caused by residue from the gun and engine exhaust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson) Airmen wash 'Hawg'
In addition to mechanical and electrical maintenance, A-10’s must be washed every 180 days or approximately 1,000 flying hours in order to control corrosion caused by residue from the gun and engine exhaust. Airmen sealed off various electrical components prior to the wash to protect them from chemicals within the soap.
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2018
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Alex Harer, Marine Attack Squadron 542 ordinance officer in charge, oversees an AV-8B Harrier II taxing to the runway Jan. 31, 2018, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The Marine Attack Squadron 542 worked alongside joint terminal attack controllers, F-15E Strike Eagles and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) North Carolina Marine Corps squadron trains at MHAFB
The Marine Attack Squadron 542 from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, trained with the 366th Fighter Wing during the months of January and February.
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2018
An A-10 Thunderbolt II refuels from a KC-135 Stratotanker. A-10s bring thunder, lightning during fight against ISIS
The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State.Upon their arrival, their efforts were focused on Raqqa for approximately three months. During that time A-10s participated in an urban close air support role. Pilots had to focus on protecting friendly forces as
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2018
Default Air Force Logo A-10 Demonstration Team to Perform in 2018 Airshow Season
The United States Air Force A-10 demonstration team will once again display the capabilities of the Thunderbolt II at approximately 14 shows throughout the 2018 airshow season.  The A-10 demonstration team last flew in 2011. The A-10 flew exclusively with the Air Force Heritage Flight program in 2012 and 2017. Specifically designed for close air
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2017
Capt. Brett DeVries, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter Squadron from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, poses next to the aircraft he safely landed after a malfunction forced him to make an emergency landing July 20 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.  (Photo courtesy U.S. Air National Guard) ‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing
Capt. Brett DeVries, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter Squadron from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, poses next to the aircraft he safely landed after a malfunction forced him to make an emergency landing July 20 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. (Photo courtesy U.S. Air National Guard)
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Joint terminal attack controllers communicate with an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft pilot via radio during a training exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range July 19, 2017.  JTACs direct aircraft for use during close-air support and offensive operations from a forward position. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) JTAC, A-10s train to maintain readiness
JTACs integrates air power into ground special operations for mission success, deploying into forward hostile areas to control offensive airstrike operations.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander; Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander; and Col. Thomas Kunkel, outgoing 23d Wing commander, prepare for a change of command ceremony, July 10, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The change of command ceremony is a part of military history signifying the hand-off of responsibility of a unit from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) Reins of Flying Tigers changes hands
The Flying Tigers welcomed Col. Jennifer Short as she took command of the installation during a change of command ceremony July 10. This ceremony marked the first time a female will command the storied unit and the first time a fighter pilot will command the 23d Wing since its reactivation at Moody AFB in 2006.
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U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander, Air Combat Command, presents retired Air Force Lt. Col. Gregory Thornton with the Silver Star medal certificate during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, June 30, 2017. Thornton received the Silver Star for his actions on April 6, 2003 while supporting ‘Advance 33,’ the call sign for a ground forward air controller attached to Task Force 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor, during combat operations in Iraq. The Silver Star is the third-highest combat decoration for gallantry in action that can be awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Silver Star mission a lesson in teamwork
Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Gregory "Billy Bob" Thornton reflected after being presented the Silver Star Medal - the third highest medal for valor in the military - in a private ceremony held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force June 30.
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2017
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