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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...
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...
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...
Alaska Editorial: Air Force's pick for F-35 base is great news

...Eielson has been down before, as a draft EIS was completed when the Air Force was considering the transfer of the base's F-16 Aggressor Squadron to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. That study didn't identify any massive weaknesses...
Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...less common. One of the worst such incidents came in April 2002, when four Canadian soldiers were killed by an American F-16 jet fighter that dropped a bomb on a group of troops during a night firing exercise in southern Kandahar. In April 2004...
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Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

...10/40-44) Juneau; 5. Shannon Cabrero (F,37) 00:17:24.00 (9/35-39) Juneau; 6. Katline Barrows (F,16) 00:17:31.00 (10/14-18) Juneau; 7. Jeff Gnass (M,68) 00:17:50.00 (10/60+) Juneau; 8. Chelsea...
Saari, Hitchcock in Midsummer Night battle

...Korerdan, 3, M, 12:5724. Fred Tren, 73, M, 13:4625. Linda Kruger, 63, F, 15:0426. Michelle Gray, 46, F, 16:1027. Kallie Puushinen, 4, M, 18:5828. Shawna Puustine, 34, F, 18:59


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