Moody Air Force Base

Time-lapse video shows Moody Maintainers replacing damaged horizontal stabilizer of an A-10 Warthog to prevent it from being decommissioned

Time-lapse video shows Moody Maintainers replacing damaged horizontal stabilizer of an A-10 Warthog to prevent it from being decommissioned

Damaged A-10 Warthog Filmed by Airman 1st Class Leonid Soubbotine, 23rd Wing Public Affairs, at Moody Air Force Base (AFB)… Read More

6 months ago

Bye-bye to BRRRT: Moody AFB to replace A-10s with F-35s, Idaho ANG to replace A-10s with F-16s

The USAF Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. said on Mar. 7, 2023 the service would likely retire all… Read More

8 months ago

A-10C Warthog retired to 309 AMARG after 14,125 flight hours and after 43 Years of Service

This is the first of 21 A-10 Warthog CAS aircraft authorized to be retired under the FY23 National Defense Authorization… Read More

11 months ago

The Warthog returns to Middle East in what could be one of the last A-10 deployments in the theater

The first A-10 Warthog Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft arrived in the US Central Command area of responsibility at Al… Read More

11 months ago

A-10C Warthog that belly landed last year is back flying again, with the same pilot at the controls

On Apr. 7, 2020 USAF A-10C Warthog tail-995 flown by Capt. Taylor Bye from 75th Fighter Squadron was forced to… Read More

2 years ago

USAF last serving POW retires (and recalls the moment his A-10 was shot down during Operation Desert Storm)

“I thought to myself ‘this is it - I’m a dead man,’” Lt. Col. Rob Sweet, last serving USAF POW… Read More

3 years ago

A-10 pilot who made a successful emergency belly landing last year receives Air Combat Command Airmanship Award

On a basic surface attack ride, A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot Capt. Taylor Bye’s attempts to fire her gun were met… Read More

3 years ago

190th Fighter Squadron emerged as the overall winner for Hawgsmoke 2021, a biannual A-10 Thunderbolt II competition, at Moody AFB

The 190th Fighter Squadron won all three team awards: overall champion, top bombing team and top tactical team. The overall… Read More

3 years ago

Moody’s Air Force Base A-10 makes emergency belly landing

An A-10C Thunderbolt II belonging to the 75th Fighter Squadron made an emergency belly landing at Moody Air Force Base… Read More

4 years ago

Moody’s Airmen update A-10 Avionics and Make Warthog even More Lethal

“Suite 9 Spiral 1 was [released] to address a critical [problem] found [during testing], [where] after [releasing munitions for multiple… Read More

4 years ago

A-10 Thunderbolt II inadvertently drops three BDU-33 Training Munitions after Bird Strike

The BDU-33 is a 25-pound training munition used to simulate the Mk-82 500-pound bomb. It is approximately 22 and a… Read More

5 years ago

A-10 Warthog pilot recalls lessons learned as POW

On his 30th mission in Desert Storm, enemy forces shot down Lt. Col. Rob “Sweetness” Sweet’s A-10 Thunderbolt II attack… Read More

5 years ago

AS HURRICANE HUNTERS TRACK HARVEY, RESCUE ASSETS PREPARE TO POTENTIALLY RESPOND TO RECOVERY OPERATIONS

Hurricane Harvey is a quickly developing storm: after entering the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, it took less… Read More

7 years ago

THE LEGENDARY FLYING TIGERS WELCOME THEIR FIRST FEMALE COMMANDER

Short is the firs female to command the storied unit and the first time a fighter pilot will command the… Read More

7 years ago

30 FULLY ARMED HOGs CONDUCT ELEPHANT WALK EXERCISE AT MOODY AFB 

The term elephant walk dates to WW II when those who observed this said that the taxiing of these large… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S WHAT IT TAKES TO LEAD A SQUADRON OF GUTSY A-10 THUNDERBOLT II PILOTS

When Col. Aaron “Marco” Redfern took command of 75th Fighter Squadron his immediate goal was prepping his unit for the first A-10 combat deployment to… Read More

7 years ago

MOODY AFB A-10C WARTHOGS PAY TRIBUTE TO ORIGINAL FLYING TIGER

23d FG A-10C Warthogs are charged with carrying on the Flying Tigers heritage On Apr. 5-20 the 167th Airlift Wing… Read More

7 years ago