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Anchorage Daily News: Sullivan, area residents criticize Air Force plan to move F-16s to Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Mayor Dan Sullivan on Wednesday morning joined the chorus of Anchorage voices opposed to an Air Force plan to relocate a squad of F-16 fighter jets and support workers from Fairbanks to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Sullivan appeared with local

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Eielson Proposal is “Fire, Ready, Aim” Move

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senator Criticizes Eielson Downsizing As Air Force Envisions New Missions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski testified today before the Commission on the Structure of the Air Force – an independent panel designed by Congress to take

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News-Miner: Air Force pushes back hearings on Eielson transfer

FAIRBANKS — It was all red in North Pole on Thursday night, where more than 100 people in red shirts printed with “Interior Alaskans Defending Those Who Defend Us” turned out to defend Eielson Air Force Base. Speakers at the

Air Force Plans  Community Involvement

Air Force Changes Public Hearing Schedule

Air Force Announces Change to Public Hearing Schedule for Draft Environmental Impact Statement WASHINGTON, Jun 11 — Today the Air Force announced it will delay its public hearing schedule for the draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposal to relocate

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News-Miner: North Pole residents point to negative impacts F-16 transfer would have on city

FAIRBANKS — The U.S. Air Force has delayed hearings until mid-July on the proposed relocation of Eielson Air Force Base’s F-16 squadron to Anchorage. The rescheduled meetings will be held July 15-18 in the same communities as those in the


Air Force Heeds Delegation Warnings, Delays Eielson Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Begich Pleased with Air Force Decision. U.S. Sen. Mark Begich today made the following statement after being informed the Air Force has agree to a request by him and the rest of Alaska’s congressional delegation to delay


Murkowski Criticizes “Seriously Flawed” Eielson Draft EIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senator Responds to Omissions, “Beat the Clock” Timing for Interior Residents. Joins Congressman Young in Pushing for More Time. ANCHORAGE, AK – Senator Lisa Murkowski today took issue with the United States Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement,

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Air Force Releases Draft EIS for F-16 Move

The Air Force released its draft EIS last Friday on potential environmental impacts resulting from a proposal to relocate the 18th Aggressor Squadron, supporting units, and personnel who provide maintenance on the F-16s, from Eielson Air Force Base (EAFB) to

Community Involvement  News

Army Listening Sessions on Force Structure Changes

Fairbanks – Monday, April 22, 7 pm Last Frontier Community Center on Fort Wainwright Anchorage – Friday, April 26, 3:30 pm UAA Fine Arts Building, Room 116 US Army Alaska will conduct a community listening session regarding future Army force

Air Force Plans  Community Involvement

Media Release: Air Force offers electronic submittal of F-16 EIS comments

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — The Air Force is accepting public comments electronically via an email account to include in its Environmental Impact Statement analysis of the proposed move of the 18th Aggressor Squadron fromEielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to Joint

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