A-10 pilot spits fire in the fight against ISIS
Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, the 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron commander, prepares to taxi to the flightline in an A-10 Thunderbolt II July 11, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Rudolphi has provided a dual role in Operation Inherent Resolve as the commander of the 407th EOSS in Southwest Asia and being directly in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria conducting A-10 flying missions with the 447th Air Expeditionary Group. The A-10 supports ground forces with rapid employment close air and contact support. It utilizes a variety of bombs, missiles and a 30mm GAU-8 seven-barrel Gatling gun. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan)
Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan
No camera details available.
IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN
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.