Braving The Next Step I am of a generation that empathizes with reader Col. Michael Gallagher about retaining the A-10, but I sense we are wrong.  Analogies from the past include men charging at machine guns with bayonets, which were, after all, a great improvement on pikes, or the cavalry patiently standing by from 1914-17 waiting to pursue an enemy that refused to retreat, to name but two instances.  The military have always resisted embracing new weaponry. It is hard to ...

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