Released by 175th Wing Public Affairs
On Flickr, 175th Wing Public Affairs released a photo set with 16 pictures. Related text info: Just after midnight on Friday, March 30, approximately 300 members of the Maryland Air National Guard departed their base in Middle River, Md. to support ongoing combat operations in Afghanistan. Most of the 175th Wing's Maintenance/Operations Group, to include air crews and ground support personnel, are deploying for a 90-day rotation with their A-10C "Warthogs" to provide close air support to NATO ground forces. Nearly 100 additional members will be deploying later this week.