Davis-Monthan marks Compass Call retirement, aircraft heads to boneyard

Senior Airman William Moore, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, waits for aircraft to land at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 31, 2021. Moores normal tasks include inspecting and repairing structural damage to EC-130H Compass Calls. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)
Airmen from the 55th Electronic Combat group render their last salute to aircraft 580 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 31, 2021. The aircraft that was retired was the first specially modified aircraft for the Compass Call mission.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)
A U.S. Air Force Airman waves the United States Air Force flag at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 31, 2021. The 55th Electronic Combat Group retired this EC-130H, tail number 580, into the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regineration Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)
Senior Airman William Moore, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshalls an EC-130H Compass Call in from its final flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 31, 2021. The aircraft that was retired was the first specially modified aircraft for the Compass Call mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)
A U.S. Air Force EC-130H Compass Call taxiis down the runway at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 31, 2021. The 55th ECG, a geographically separated unit from Offutt AFB, Nebraska, is the only Compass Call unit in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Miller)

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