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PACAF A-10s, HH-60s fly first Air Contingent missions in Philippines
Four U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, with the 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, fly overhead after returning from their first mission out of Clark Air Base, Philippines, April 19, 2016. The A-10Cs are part of the newly stood up Air Contingent here conducting operations ranging from air and maritime domain awareness, personnel recovery, combating piracy, and assurance all nations have access to the regional air and maritime domains in accordance with international law. The A-10 missions enhance the U.S. military assets in the region upholding freedom of navigation and over flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)