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Air Force A-10 Warthogs are back in the Baltics, practicing for rough landings close to the Russian border

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US Air National Guard/Staff Sgt. Bobbie Reynolds
US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolts are back in the Baltics this month, practicing for rough landings on improvised runways as a part of Saber Strike 18, the annual exercise where NATO and partner forces work to improve their ability to operate across Europe and with NATO's forward-deployed battle groups .
In early June, A-10s from the Michigan Air National Guard's 107th Fighter Squadron, based at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, practiced landing and taking off from a rural highway in Latvia and an abandoned runway in Estonia.
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The US Homeland Security secretary reportedly visited Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt to get ideas for the US border with Mexico

The US Homeland Security secretary reportedly visited Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt to get ideas for the US border with Mexico

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Thomson Reuters JERUSALEM - US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inspected Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt on Tuesday for ideas for the US border with Mexico, where President Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall, Israel Radio reported.
Trump has said the United States needs a wall along its 3,200 km southern border to prevent illegal immigrants entering from Mexico and that country should pay for the project.
Mexico has rejected that idea and the funding dispute has fueled US domestic dissent. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Here's how the map...
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