The Warthog will live on

I love the rugged A-10. 

And there's this, to point out to all those entitlement-loving Americans who think the US is the problem, not the solution, in world security: 
The fiscal 2017 budget more than quadruples funding for the European Reassurance Initiative, to $3.4 billion. “By the end of 2017, we will be able to rapidly field a highly capable combined-arms ground force” in Europe, Carter said.
Carter Touts ‘Arsenal Plane,’ Surrenders on A-10 | Defense content from Aviation Week

- jR, aka AirFarceOne (Twitter)