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Tech. Sgt. Lew Smith, 451st Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, conducts a phase inspection on a 188th Fighter Wing A-10C Thunderbolt II "Warthog" at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Feb. 24, 2010. Smith is assigned to the 175th Fighter Wing Maryland Air National Guard, based in Baltimore, Md. Airmen from the 175th and the 188th, based in Fort Smith, Ark., will work and maintain the A-10 for the next 120 days. Sarah Butler-Thorne, wife of 188th member, Tech Sgt. Shawn Thorne, raised approximately $2,000 to help send sports packages, DVD players and DVDs to the deployed units to boost morale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nancy Hooks)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Nancy HooksReleased
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