Fairchild-Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II
Commanding Officer - [HVY]CO(O-4)Patriot
Executive Officer - [HVY]XO(O-3)JMaC
The purpose of the 484th Squadron is primarily a Close Air Support role, conducting precision strikes on ground targets that pose a threat to boots on the ground. Using the A-10C's long-loiter time and extreme weapon loads, pilots from the 484th are able to stay on target for lengthy periods - providing much needed relief on the ground.