A-10s complete second USPACOM Air Contingent mission

A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II taxies prior to takeoff from Clark Air Base, Philippines, on an air and maritime domain awareness mission April 21, 2016. The aircraft is part of the Air Contingent stood up by U.S. Pacific Command at the invitation of the Philippine government, demonstrating the U.S. commitment to partners and allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The aircraft are flying in and around the South China Sea within international airspace, demonstrating freedom of navigation and providing transparency of operations in these areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Susan Harrington)

PHOTO BY: Capt. Susan Harrington
VIRIN: 160421-F-BY036-016.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.