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Tuesday
24
APR

F35 DM AFB EIS Scoping- Speak UP for Tucson Safety

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Tucson Forward Org
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http://tucson.com/news/local/air-force-to-host-meeting-on-future-basing-of-f/article_d8bd02b2-2d2a-11e8-a49c-43bb76c52310.html

The Air Force has set a public meeting in Tucson in April to hear comments on possible future basing of the F-35 fighter jet at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, though there is no immediate plan to base the next-generation fighter at D-M.

In January, the Air Force picked Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas as its preferred location for the first Air Force Reserve F-35 base.

But D-M and two other bases that were finalists will be studied along with the Fort Worth base for their environmental suitability for an F-35 squadron, and one of them could be next in line for a Reserve F-35 unit.

The public meeting on an upcoming environmental impact study is set for April 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tucson Convention Center.