A-10 Thunderbolt II nicknamed ‘the Warthog’ in the crosshairs of Pentagon downsizing

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The A-10 Thunderbolt II, a snub-nosed ground-attack plane that the Maryland Air National Guard has flown in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the latest aircraft to find its way onto the Pentagon’s endangered weapons list. Here are photos of the A-10 taken by military, staff and wire photographers throughout the years.