A Daily Report reader told us that upgraded C model Warthogs conducted operations in Afghanistan as early as November 2007, rendering our coverage of the latest A-10C deployment to Operation Enduring Freedom incomplete. The Michigan Air National Guard’s 110th Fighter Wing dispatched some A-10Cs to Iraq in late October 2007, but within a few days, Air Forces Central had sent the Michigan Hogs to Afghanistan, where they supplemented the force during the temporary grounding of the F-15 fleet. BRAC 2005 stripped the 110th FW of it’s Hogs.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.