Going through a phase: 188th A-10s receive final phase inspections

Senior Airman Sean Liggett, left, and Tech. Sgt. Aaron Thorne, both members of the former 188th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, remove panels from and A-10C Thunderbolt II "Warthog" (aircraft Tail No. 586) to accomplish phase work cards. The purpose of the phase inspection is to ensure the aircraft's reliability and to prevent future issues. This aircraft was the last phase accomplished at Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Arkansas. Recently, the wing held a conversion ceremony changing from a manned flying mission to a remotely piloted aircraft/intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Hillier/released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman John HillierReleased
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