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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...
NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane...Peter Knudson said. The pilot of the F-16 ejected and "is apparently uninjured...when fully fueled. By comparison, an F-16 is about 50 feet long and weighs nearly...
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Locals runners get 'Extra Tough'

...12:16Molly Hillis 42 F 12:16Aiyanna James 11 F 13:49Brooks Pinney 5 M 14:18Ben Pinney 34 M 14:18Brandy James 22 F 16:37Sona Mulgrew-Truitt 13 F 20:39Aaron Mulgrew-Truitt 10 M 20:42Laura Mulgrew-Truitt 52 F 20:47Melissa McCormick...
NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...The Turkish Foreign Ministry said the Russian jet intruded Saturday near the town of Yayladagi, in Hatay province. Two F-16 jets intercepted the aircraft and forced it to return to Syrian airspace.The Turkish military said a MiG-29 fighter...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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