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  • Operation Agile Dragon takes flight from Sheppard

    Recently, a team of new and experienced A-10 pilots from the 357th Fighter Squadron and aircraft maintainers from the 355th Maintenance Group, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Arizona, conducted an exercise here with a mission to familiarize the pilots with off-site flying locations.

  • A-10 returns as a single-ship demonstration

    While all members of Davis-Monthan AFB have maintained our mission of sustaining attack airpower, a select group of Airmen have been preparing for an additional mission; demonstrating the capabilities of the A-10C Thunderbolt II.

  • Lifting Warthogs with CDDAR

    355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear

  • D-M Warthogs prepare for takeoff

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman

  • A-10 West Heritage Flight Team returns to the skies

    The A-10 West Heritage Flight Team performed at its first air show after nearly five years of inactivation March 25-26.The demo team out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., kicked off its resurgence at the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, Calif., by flying in formation with the World

  • Upgrade advances A-10s search capability

    A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to active duty fighter squadrons here are in the process of having new lightweight airborne recovery systems installed.The LARS V-12 is designed to allow A-10 pilots to communicate more effectively with individuals on the ground such as downed pilots, pararescuemen and

  • Arizona fighter group trains with rescue wing

    Citizen Airmen with the 924th Fighter Group, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, are training together to perfect skills needed during combat. Approximately 200 Airmen slowly trickled in during the weekend from D-M to the beautiful ocean

  • Washing warthogs at D-M

    The 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft.