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Eielson personnel deployed in wake of attacks

...equipment and support staff from the 354th Fighter Wing's two fighter squadrons and their supporting agencies. A number of A-10s already have left, and more are scheduled to join them. The jets are used for close air support of ground forces against...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120401/sta_eilson.shtml
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Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. Twelve A-10s would go to Moody Air Force Base in...Stevens, R-Alaska, has said the A-10s are in Alaska as backup for U.S...Korean Peninsula, for example. The A-10s are designed specifically to support...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061305/sta_20050613012.shtml
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Keeping base closures isn't about economy, but security

...where the Army's newest Striker Brigade Combat Team is located makes this arrangement ideal for joint training. Those A-10s should be training jointly with Striker ground units, and should deploy and a joint team. You train together to fight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071305/opi_20050713002.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...other F-16s." The change in jets won't be the only change for Eielson, which this last month saw the last of its A-10s leave for other assignments. Now that the base doesn't have any combat-ready jets, Eielson's main focus will be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082707/sta_20070827004.shtml
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A-10's take off for good

...Idaho, were the last of Eielson's A-10s, the casualties of the base's realignment...November, the 355th Fighter Squadron's A-10s have slowly trickled out of Eielson...training purposes while eliminating the A-10s. Before Wednesday, there had been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081707/sta_20070817028.shtml
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Eielson to stay open but lose 18 jets, 600 troops

...affairs office. "As of now there are no hard dates for the A-10s' departure and no official word on what kind of economic...Stevens, R-Alaska, in particular, had defended Eielson A-10s as strategically important, due to their proximity to Asia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111105/sta_20051111013.shtml
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Plane crash kills pilot after takeoff from base

...the unit provides "mission ready" A-10s and has search-and-rescue capability...of the close air support came from A-10s. They have a reputation for excellent...parts of the flight-control system. A-10s are about 53 feet long and 57 feet...

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