Last three A-10s depart Barksdale

Col. John Breazeale, commander, 917th Fighter Group, salutes a line of Airmen as he taxis to the runway for his last takeoff in an A-10 Thunderbolt II from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 24, 2013. Breazeale is piloting the flagship of the 917 FG, which is one of the last three A-10s to leave Barksdale for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Approximately 200 people gathered on the flight line to watch the sendoff. The transfer of the A-10s from Barksdale is due to the recent Force Structure Action Implementation Plan that dictates the 917 FG will be inactivated this year on the last day of September. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Jeff WalstonReleased
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