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Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Fairbanks base

FAIRBANKS - Military officials say a squadron of F-16 fighter jets will remain at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks...was a deciding factor to keep the 354th Fighter Wing's F-16 Aggressor Squadron in place.It's the second time the...
Watts duo wins Heart of Hospice races

...4812 Peggy Mattson 62, F, 14:1013 Kelly Mercer 44, F, 15:3514 Michelle Gray 47, F, 15:4315 Ann McLean 58, F, 16:2816 John Greely 67, M, 16:5317 Daniel Wiese 58, M, 17:2618 Ursela Ina 56, F, 18:4519 Andrea Stats 48, F...
Study recommends F-16 transfer from Fairbanks

...Force recommends moving forward with a proposal to transfer a F-16 fighter jet squadron at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks...proposal, and Congress would need to allocate money for the F-16 squadron transfer before it could be approved."There's...
Public to discuss moving F-16 fighter jets to Anchorage

...have been scheduled to review the impact of transferring the F-16 fighter jet squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage.The Fairbanks...proposal, and Congress would need to allocate money for the F-16 squadron transfer before it could be approved.The Air Force...
Alaska Editorial: Breathing room: Air Force grants time to review F-16 plan

...Air 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...
My Turn: Time to continue moving Alaska forward

...service in Southeast; working with the delegation to save Essential Air Service.We supported our military by protecting our F-16's in Fairbanks and missile defense at Fort Greely, secured F-35's coming next year and ensured Alaska bases aren't...
Air Force puts Eielson F-16 shift savings at more than $200 million states that the relocation of the F-16 squadron isn't the first step February to relocate Eielson's F-16 squadron to Anchorage. The move is...estimates direct manpower savings from the F-16 relocation at $14.6 million during...
Alaska Editorial: Proposed F-16 move has dire effects on Fairbanks

...the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:Anyone doubting the devastating effect of the plan to move Eielson Air Force Base's F-16 fighter jets to the Anchorage area should read the Air Force's recent announcement of public meetings to consider the...
Begich stalls promotion over Eielson questions

...proposed move of an Eielson Air Force F-16 base squadron.Any senator can place...announced a plan to relocate Eielson's F-16 fighter plane squadron to Joint Base...information justifying the proposed F-16 move, but has received almost nothing...
Pilot returns for Air Force exercise flying over familiar territory.Capt. James Collins grew up in Ester, just south of Fairbanks. When he landed his F-16 on June 4 at Eielson Air Force Base, he was greeted on the runway by his wife, Annette, daughters Olivia, 4, and Zoie...


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