Four A-10s at their revetment parking spots at Kandahar. The large concrete walls protect the aircraft for indirect fires, like rockets of mortars. When such a weapon impact the platform or revetments, hopefully only one aircraft will be damaged. The 104th Fighter Squadron "Baltimore Oriole" is a unit of the Maryland Air National Guard, 175th Wing stationed at Baltimore/Martin State (MD), also named Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River. Visible are three other A-10Cs: 78-0682, 78-0702 and 78-0719.
The 184th Fighter Squadron "Flying Razorbacks" is a unit of the Arkansas Air National Guard, 188th Fighter Wing, that is based ar Fort Smith Air National Guard Station (AR). The 184th swapped their A-10Cs for unmanned MQ-9 Reaper in June 2014. Here two Thunderbolt IIs are seen in between their revetments at deployment location Kandahar airfield, Afghanistan. Also visible in the picture is 78-0659/FS.
A Flying Razorback A-10C during their last Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) deployment when the unit deployed about 300 Airmen and twelve A-10Cs to the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing at Kandahar Airfield. In June 2014, the unit transitioned to unmanned MQ-9 Reaper aircraft.