The FAA is advising pilots flying around Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Greely and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson over the next few days to expect unreliable or unavailable signals for their aircraft’s GPS set.
Eielson Air Force Base is the only candidate selected to house two squadrons of F-35 fighter planes.
A bill crafted by the Administration would prop up Alaska’s three remaining oil refineries with $150 million in state funds.
The country could face a second round of automatic budget cuts if Congress can’t agree on a spending plan by year’s end.
The Air Force has grounded the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base due to federal budget restrictions.
Congress is preparing a six-month stop gap funding bill. It should keep the government afloat until the end of March, and avoid any potential for a government shutdown before the election.
U.S. Senator Mark Begich sent a petition with signatures of more than 1650 Alaskans and other U.S. residents opposing the relocation of an F-16 squadron from Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks.