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F-35s to Fairbanks: Good News/Bad News


Good News: The Department of Defense has announced that it will locate two squadrons of F-35 jet fighters at Eielson AFB. Eielson is saved! Bad News: It isn’t happening until 2020. Good News: Hot, powerful new jets in Alaska. Bad News: Yeah, but they are the hideously over-priced, deeply flawed F-35s. Good News: 2,576 new folks…