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Pacific Thunder highlights striker role

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 25th Fighter Squadron takes off from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, during an exercise sortie April 18. The 25th Fighter Squadron participated in Exercise Pacific Thunder, a combined, joint combat search and rescue exercise April 14-18. During the exercise, A-10 pilots exercised their "Sandy" role, providing cover for simulated downed pilots and escorting rescue helicopters in hostile areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Barreiro)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Jacob Barreiro
VIRIN: 140418-F-TG070-155.JPG
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