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Army numbers to shrink, but not at Fort Wainwright

...jumping-up-and-down good news."Fairbanks officials have been trying to counter an Air Force plan to move an F-16 squadron out of Eielson Air Force Base. The move would cost the local economy an estimated 1,000 military and civilian jobs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-27/army-numbers-shrink-not-fort-wainwright
State
Study recommends F-16 transfer from Fairbanks

...another report on strategic consequences as part of its proposal, and Congress would need to allocate money for the F-16 squadron transfer before it could be approved."There's no appetite in (2014 or 2015) for any BRAC (military base closure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-03/study-recommends-f-16-transfer-fairbank
State
Public to discuss moving F-16 fighter jets to Anchorage

...another report on strategic consequences as part of its proposal, and Congress would need to allocate money for the F-16 squadron transfer before it could be approved.The Air Force estimates the squadron transfer would save more than $200 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-09/public-discuss-moving-f-16-fighter-jets
State
Air Force puts Eielson F-16 shift savings at more than $200 million

...report.The report states that the relocation of the F-16 squadron isn't the first step toward a full shutdown of Eielson...announced their plan in February to relocate Eielson's F-16 squadron to Anchorage. The move is in response to the Budget...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-03/air-force-puts-eielson-f-16-shift-savin
State
A-10's take off for good

...to effectively close Eielson, but later the Base Realignment and Closure Commission decided to keep the base's F-16 squadron active for training purposes while eliminating the A-10s. Before Wednesday, there had been A-10s stationed at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081707/sta_20070817028.shtml
News
Alaska Editorial: Breathing room: Air Force grants time to review F-16 plan

...Force officials should be commended for delaying public hearings on the proposed move of Eielson Air Force Base's F-16 squadron to the Anchorage area.The meetings, previously scheduled for next week, will now occur in mid-July.The original...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-13/alaska-editorial-breathing-room-air-f
Opinion
Alaska officials fear base move's economic impact

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks leaders fear a proposal to relocate Eielson Air Force Base's F-16 squadron to Anchorage will have a drastic economic impact on the Interior, and expect to see the local community rise up in the same kind...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-02-05/alaska-officials-fear-base-moves-econom
State
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