Today's Washington Post has an interesting article on the fight to save the A-10. Supporters point out that while the F-35 is supposed to take the place of the Warthog, the 'Hogs will be gone by 2019 and the F-35 isn't slated to be ready until 2021. And that's probably optimistic. As part of the debate, Sen. John McCain, himself a decorated Navy pilot and former POW, asked the questions that are on many minds, including Oppo's:
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