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Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...various times over the years, though the future seems a bit brighter with last year's Air Force decision to keep the F-16 fighter squadron at Eielson rather than move it to Elmendorf-Richardson.It is also best for the state if economic activity...
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...
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...
Air Force scraps F-16 Alaska transfer plan

...after business hours with the Department of Defense was not immediately returned.The Air Force had proposed moving 21 F-16 fighter jets comprising the 18th Fighter Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...
Air Force scraps F-16 transfer plan

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Air Force is scrapping its plan to move a fighter jet squadron to Anchorage from Fairbanks, and will not put Eielson Air Force Base in warm status, Alaska's congressional delegation announced Wednesday. U.S. Sens.
F-16s fly at Eielson after budget restored

...based at a Fairbanks base has returned to the air after Congress has restored lost funding because of budget cuts.The F-16 Aggressor Squadron based at Eielson Air Force Base has been grounded for three months because of budget cuts, but returned...


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