Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Air Force delays hearings on transferring Eielson F-16s

Jun. 10, 2013 - 06:22PM   |  
  • Filed Under

JUNEAU, ALASKA — The U.S. Air Force is pushing back the public hearing schedule on its proposal to transfer the F-16 fighter jet squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage.

Meetings had been scheduled to begin next week on the draft report. But the Air Force, on its project website, said it was moving back the dates at the request of the Alaska congressional delegation. Locations had yet to be announced.

The Air Force says the new meeting dates will be July 15-18, to allow more time for Alaskans to review the draft.

The draft recommends pursuing the transfer of the fighter jet squadron at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. It also recommends keeping Eielson as a temporary base for the aircraft several times a year for training.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan
Rates

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.

This Week's Air Force Times

This Week's Air Force Times

U.S. military shifting gears in Europe
'Center of gravity' heads east amid new tensions

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 19, 2014 3:13 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 15, 2014 4:55 PM
   Last Post: Shaken1976
        Apr 15, 2014 5:13 PM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook