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BAFB Says Goodbye to A-10's Today

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BOSSIER CITY, La. -

Barksdale Air Force Base officially says goodbye to the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet aircraft.
The 9-17th fighter group will complete transfer of its  aircraft to other units.
The last three A-10's will leave for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
The first of the official transfers of the 24 A-10's began in April.
Also,  the 9-17th Flight Group and the 47th Fighter Squadron at Barksdale inactivates at the end of September.
This closing will take about 580 jobs from Barksdale.

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