An A-10C Thunderbolt II sits on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 24, 2015. The A-10’s combination of large and varied ordnance load, long loiter time, accurate weapons delivery, austere field capability and survivability has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies. The aircraft has participated in operations Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Senior Airman Chris Massey

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An A-10C Thunderbolt II sits on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 24, 2015. The A-10’s combination of large and varied ordnance load, long loiter time, accurate weapons delivery, austere field capability and survivability has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies. The aircraft has participated in operations Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Senior Airman Chris Massey

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