Conversion countdown: Tail No. 649 departs 188th

Lt. Col. John Gonzales, 23rd Operations Support Squadron commander, salutes Master Sgt. Michael Wilmoth, a crew chief with the 188th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, as he taxies to the runway at Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Ark., Feb. 11, 2014. Gonzales delivered Tail No. 649, one of the 188th’s A-10C Thunderbolt II “Warthogs,” to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., as part of the 188th’s conversion from an A-10 mission to a remotely piloted aircraft, intelligence and targeting mission. The 188th now has seven A-10s remaining on station. The last two Warthogs are slated to depart in June 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Hillier/released)

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