Released by 307th Bomb Wing Public Affairs:
2/23/2011 - Lt. Col. James Macaulay, deputy commander, 917th Fighter Group, discusses the capabilities of the A-10 Thunderbolt II, to Mr. Ross Nodurft, who is a congressional staffer to Senator Mary Landrieu, during his visit to the 307th BW and 917th Fighter Group at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 22, 2011. Mary Loretta Landrieu is the senior United States Senator from the State of Louisiana. Mr. Nodurft made the visit to Barksdale to discuss base issues, facilities and future base plans. His visit also included stops at Air Force Global Strike Command and 2nd Bomb Wing facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Walston) Hi-res
Note: According to the ejection seat's inscription, the aircraft is A-10C 80-0232.