Airmen and A-10s of the 81st Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, departed the base on Feb. 8, 2013, for Monte Real, Portugal, on their final deployed exercise ahead of the unit's planned disbandment later in 2013, announced unit officials. These Warthogs are making their training debut in Exercise Real Thaw, the Portuguese military's cooperative training gathering. Here, one of the A-10s leaves Spangdahlem for the exercise.
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