Some airmen who fly and maintain A-10 Warthogs at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., had just one month to get through three months of predeployment preparation and training before deploying to Bagram AB, Afghanistan. And, when they got the word their deployment had been moved up, they were in the middle of an operational readiness inspection, reports SSgt. Craig Seals. Nonetheless, the airmen got the job done and within 24 hours of landing at Bagram had their Hogs ready for action.
Feb. 24, 2024
Timely aid for Ukraine, particularly long-range weapons, is critical to western security, CSIS panelists said, suggesting the war in Europe could end in 2025 if either side runs out of resources.