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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian23 Jan 2018 6:13 a.m. PST

The U.S. Air Force has deployed A-10 Thunderbolt jets to Afghanistan for the first time in more than three years to provide close-air support for American and Afghan troops the latest sign of escalating military operations and deepening U.S. military involvement by the Trump administration against the Taliban, more than 16 years after the 9/11 attacks…

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28mm Fanatik23 Jan 2018 9:41 a.m. PST

Being the cynic that I am, I'm going to say that this is the air force's mach 2 jet jockeys' plan to wear out the airframes of the Warthogs quicker so that they can be retired sooner.

coopman Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2018 11:12 a.m. PST

Get'em A-10s!

New Jersey Devil23 Jan 2018 11:00 p.m. PST

We had A-10 support when I was in Kunar, in 2009.

They certainly get the job done.

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