Return of the 45th Fighter Squadron

Air Force Reserve Command officials on Jan. 7 formally reactivated the 45th Fighter Squadron, an A-10 training unit, at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. The unit last flew A-10s before its deactivation in 1994. The reanimated squadron, which falls administratively under the 917th Wing at Barksdale AFB, La., will support A-10 initial qualification training as well as transition and instructor pilot upgrade training together with the wing’s 47th FS at Barksdale. (Barksdale photo caption by Amn. Jerilyn Quintanilla)