"Hog" waits for "Herc"

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM -- Then, Maj., now Lt. Col. John Hoff, a pilot with the 442nd Fighter Wing, performs preflight functions before the launch of his A-10 on a combat mission over Iraq. An Air Force C-130 takes off behind him. The 442nd is from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., and was deployed to Tallil and Kirkuk Air Bases in Iraq in 2003. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Terry L. Blevins)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Terry L. Blevins
VIRIN: 030418-F-5712B-009.JPG
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