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Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...being tested in Alaska, Handy said. It involves the rapid deployment of Raptors to a "forward" airfield with support C-17s landing just behind the fighters."This gives us the ability to turn the aircraft around," quickly on missions in forward...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/defense-budget-stabilizes-alaska-forces
State
Military plane training to move closer to Wasilla

...could affect the most populated areas of the Mat-Su Borough. KTUU reports the plan calls for an increase in training for C-17s and F-22 Raptors that could have the planes flying as low as 500 feet. The boundary for the expanded Fox 3 Military...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/reg_780106664.shtml
Regional News
Outside editorial: Recasting delicate affairs of state as a jobs program

...security. The U.S. Air Force may not want any more C-17s, but the Indian air force does. Included in the $10 billion export deal with India are 10 C-17s. Currently, about 10 C-17s a year roll out of the Boeing assembly plant in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111110/opi_734482350.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...Since January, the C-130s have been shifting out to Japan, and back to Dyess. The planes are being replaced with newer C-17s, which require smaller crews. SE Alaska schools get health grants SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032707/sta_20070327016.shtml
News
Corps of Engineers projects increase spending in Alaska

...station the new C-17 cargo planes at Elmendorf Air Force Base in 2007. Military construction projects related to the new C-17s includes building a dual-bay hanger and flight simulator, as well as utility and site upgrades. The current Army transformation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112904/sta_20041129010.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...Alaska's 50th year of statehood. Activities will include civilian participation as well as military demonstrations involving C-17s, F-15s and F-22s. An Air Force spokeswoman said the two-day event in 2006 drew 137,000 people to Elmendorf Air...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010408/sta_20080104018.shtml
News
Spare us the spare engines

...to Boeing's C-17 cargo plane; 900 St. Louis workers build C-17 components. The Air Force says it has plenty of C-17s already, and. Gates tried to kill the program last year. Congress funded 10 more anyway, but Gates still is intent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060310/opi_648333983.shtml
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