Hawgsmoke 2010

Tech. Sgt. Pete Melby checks the maintenance log on an A-10 Thunderbolt II during Hawgsmoke 2010 at Gowen Air National Guard Base near Boise, Idaho, Oct. 14. Sergeant Melby is an Air Force Reserve A-10 crew chief assigned to the 442nd Maintenance Group, part of the 442nd Fighter Wing based at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Hawgsmoke is a bienial competition among the U.S. Air Force's A-10 squadrons that tests pilots' bombing, gunnery, navigation and aviation skills. The 2010 competition was hosted by the 124th Fighter Wing, Idaho Air National Guard, at Gowen Air National Guard Base, Idaho. The 124th FW's 190th Fighter Squadron won the competition just as it did in 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. David Kurle)

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