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ANG facility completes Blacksnake livery on Indiana A-10
July 12, 2021
A black and gray U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II from the Indiana Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing “Blacksnakes,” flying home to Fort Wayne July 7, 2021, after being painted at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City, Iowa. The paint scheme commemorates the 100th anniversary of aviation in the Indiana National Guard.

Michigan Air Guard pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross
November 9, 2020
Capt. Brett DeVries, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot of the 107th Fighter Squadron from Selfridge Air National Guard Base, next to the aircraft he safely landed after a malfunction forced him to make an emergency landing July 20, 2017, at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. For his efforts, DeVries was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross Nov. 6, 2020.

Indiana National Guard conducts search-and-rescue training
June 30, 2020
An Indiana National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk pilot conducts preflight checks before a combat search-and-rescue training exercise in Miami County, Indiana, June 18, 2020. The mock scenario utilized a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the Gary Army Aviation Support Facility and multiple A-10C Thunderbolt II fighter jets from the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, to retrieve personnel from a downed aircraft inside hostile territory.