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U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Fasika Robinson, 75th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron weapons loader, prepares to load 30mm rounds into an A-10 Thunderbolt II in preparation for the first live-fire sortie out of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 18, 2023. The loading of these munitions represents another step forward in the deployment of the A-10 to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, which offers the opportunity for 9th Air Force (Air Forces Central). to experiment with CAS capabilities in order to achieve the most robust, diverse force possible. Ninth AF (AFCENT) is committed to ensuring security and stability alongside our partners in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chris Jacobs/released)
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