Fear the "Hog"
A 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron ground crew secures an A-10 Thunderbolt II after a combat mission and before parking it. The aircraft is a workhorse that provides close-air support to coalition ground forces in Afghanistan, the job the Air Force built the ground-attack fighter to do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester)

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Photo by: Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester  |  VIRIN: 080429-F-6228L-996.JPG