A-10s complete second USPACOM Air Contingent mission
A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II sits the flight line at Clark Air Base, Philippines, after flying a maritime domain awareness mission April 21, 2016. The A-10C is perfectly suited for these types of operations, as it is capable of loitering close to the surface for extended periods to allow for excellent visibility over land and sea domains. Through these missions, the Air Contingent seeks to provide transparent maritime situational awareness while ensuring safety of military and civilian operations in international waters and airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Susan Harrington)

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Photo by: Capt. Susan Harrington |  VIRIN: 160421-F-BY036-014.JPG