‘Bulldogs’ back home

The 354th Fighter Squadron ‘Bulldogs’ recently completed a six-month deployment to Turkey for Operation ‘Inherent Resolve’ and returned home in July.

A ‘Bulldogs’ A-10C Thunderbolt II (serial 82-0656) eases away from a KC-135R after receiving fuel. This image was taken on July 6, 2017, shortly before the unit returned home.
USAF/SSgt Trevor T. McBride

THE A-10C THUNDERBOLT II continues to play a leading role in Operation ‘Inherent Resolve’ (OIR), tackling the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. The deployment in July of a dozen A-10Cs from the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), 23rd Fighter Group, based out of Moody AFB, Georgia, relieved the 354th EFS ‘Bulldogs’ after a grueling six-month stint in theater.

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