Pilots land in Latvia

Maj. Rick Mitchell and Capt. Sven Loeffler, both A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots with the 303d Fighter Squadron, 442d Fighter Wing out of Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., made history Aug. 26 at Leilvarde Air Base in Latvia being the first U.S. fighter pilots to land a jet at the airfield. The mission is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve where U.S. forces are partnering with European allies to meet possible future challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Denise Haeussler)

PHOTO BY: Capt. Denise Haeussler
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