Friday, October 14, 2011

A-10 pilots return from deployment

Released by 23rd Wing Public Affairs



10/13/2011 - An A-10C Thunderbolt II operated by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Clark, 74th Fighter Squadron commander, makes its way to a stopping point Oct. 11, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Clark flew the A-10 in support of U.S. and coalition ground forces during a six-month deployment at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res

Note: Pictured is A-10C 78-0674, marked "74FS" as the 74th Fighter Squadron's boss bird.



10/13/2011 - U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Clark, 74th Fighter Squadron commander, parks his aircraft after redeployment Oct. 11, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Clark and the four other A-10 pilots were part of a six-month deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res

Note: OEF mission markings just below the windshield.





10/13/2011 - U.S. Air Force Maj. Craig Morash, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10 pilot, is greeted home by his daughter, Adeline, after returning from a deployment Oct. 11, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Morash was part of a six-month deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, where he supported Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res

Note: OEF mission markings just below the windshield.



10/13/2011 - U.S. Air Force Maj. Craig Morash, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10 pilot, shares a kiss with his wife, Jennifer, after returning home from a deployment Oct. 11, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Morash was part of a six-month deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, where he supported Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res



10/13/2011 - Family and friends of 74th Fighter Squadron Airmen greet A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots as they return from deployment Oct. 11, 2011, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The pilots flew the A-10s during a six-month deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, where they supported U.S. and coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res



10/13/2011 - A double rainbow stretches over the Moody Air Force Base, Ga., flight line after five A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron returned home from a deployment Oct. 11, 2011. The pilots supported Operation Enduring Freedom during a six-month deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. More than 300 maintenance Airmen returned home from the same deployment a week prior. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter) Hi-res

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