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Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Fairbanks base

...Military officials say a squadron of F-16 fighter jets will...Wing's F-16 Aggressor Squadron in place.It's the second time the squadron was under threat. In 2013...for two Pacific theater squadrons of F-35s, the next generation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14/air-force-leaves-f-16-squadron-fairbank
State
Air Force official touts Eielson assets at scoping meeting

...the Air Force is looking at Eielson is there used to be more squadrons assigned at Eielson Air Force Base than we currently have...Force considered eight other locations for the first Pacific squadron of high-tech F-35s, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/air-force-official-touts-eielson-assets
State
Murkowski hopeful that Eielson will house new jets

...narrowed list of potential locations for two squadrons of new F-35 Joint Strike Fighters...Pacific, Murkowski said, and Alaska squadrons allow the U.S. to have a regional...it would be tough to make room for the squadrons at the Anchorage base.Eielson provides...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/murkowski-hopeful-eielson-will-house-ne
State
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...distances they do now, and they needed multiple airports. Yakutat and Metlakatla were two of the first." The 406th Bombardment Squadron was stationed in Yakutat.The grand opening of Yakutat's base was three months before Pearl Harbor, he said."We knew...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
Art
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...stands on where the Air Force should base two Pacific Rim squadrons of the new F-35 fighters need not wonder any longer.Sen...last year's Air Force decision to keep the F-16 fighter squadron at Eielson rather than move it to Elmendorf-Richardson...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/alaska-editorial-avoiding-state-fight
Opinion
Soaring overhead: Southeast Alaska's sandhill cranes

With the advent of autumn, V-shaped squadrons of migrating birds cut through the sky as they head south. Among the most impressive of these fall migrants are sandhill cranes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101208/out_343195164.shtml
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...of changing weather patterns.When the Air Force announced Eielson Air Force Base as it preferred location for two Pacific squadrons of F-35 fighters in August, Sen. Mark Begich said upwards of $170 million of construction could be expected at the base...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/dod-spending-down-corps-finds-other-wor
State
Dozens speak against moving jet squadron to Anchorage

FAIRBANKS - An Air Force plan to relocate a squadron of fighter jets from Fairbanks to Anchorage wasn't greeted...was unanimous support against moving the F-16 Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-19/dozens-speak-against-moving-jet-squadro
State
Juneau Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron Open House

...the Juneau Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron is all about, this is the open house for you. The Squadron invites adults and teenagers to join...contributions in the community. Juneau Squadron Public Affairs Officer Cadet Senior Airman...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-12/juneau-civil-air-patrol-composite-squad
Local
Alaska Editorial: Air Force's pick for F-35 base is great news

...picked Eielson Air Force Base as the preferred location for two squadrons of its next-generation F-35 fighter jets. It's a decision...considering the transfer of the base's F-16 Aggressor Squadron to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. That study...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-13/alaska-editorial-air-forces-pick-f-35
Opinion

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