Last A-10 jets leave base at Pope

December 22nd, 2007  

Topic: Last A-10 jets leave base at Pope

Last A-10 jets leave base at Pope
Updated: 12/19/2007 04:55 PM

By: Ilin Chen
POPE AIR FORCE BASE -- The last three A-10 fighter jets took off from Pope Air Force Base on Wednesday. The single-seat aircrafts spent 15 years at the base and are relocating to Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, Ga.
The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) decisions mandated that the base be transferred to the Army by 2011. The last flight of the A-10s was an emotional one

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