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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 441-95
August 11, 1995

AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL FORCE STRUCTURE CHANGES

The Air Force today announced a second set of fiscal year 1996 forcestructure, realignment and management actions. A similar announcement was madeJune 30.

The attached announcements address fiscal year (FY) 1996 force structure,realignment, and management actions required to execute the FY 1996-1997President's Budget, achieve efficiencies or make organizational changes. Theyspecify the force structure drawdowns affecting the active duty and ReserveComponent (Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard) in several differentweapon systems. Specifically, they contain impacts associated with the activeand RC requirement to reduce to a mix of thirteen active and seven RC fighterwing equivalents. The announcements also contain FY 1996 base impactsassociated with the 1994 Federal Workforce Restructuring Act and the NationalPerformance Review. These reductions will continue to impact various basesthrough FY 2001. The FY 1996 FWRA and NPR impacts, as well as the programmeddepot workload reductions at bases with Air Logistics Centers are not includedin this notification. They will be released once the Air Force assesses theimpact of the recent base closure decisions.

None of these actions exceed the thresholds established by the Defense BaseClosure and Realignment Act of 1990. In addition, decisions on these proposedactions will be made only after the appropriate environmental analyses havebeen completed and Clean Air Act conformity requirements have been met.

In reference to manpower authorizations, "full-time military" means activeduty military or Active Guard/Reserve positions; "drill" means Air ForceReserve or Air National Guard positions; and "civilian" means federal civilservice or Air Reserve/Guard technician positions. Since the Air Reserve/GuardTechnicians hold both drill and federal civil service positions, they arecounted in both drill and civilian manpower authorizations.

For additional information, contact the Air Force Press Desk, Major MaryFeltault, (703) 695-0640.

CALENDAR YEAR 95 FORCE STRUCTURE CHANGES

(ADDS TO AND UPDATES LIST RELEASED JUNE 30, 1995)

Alabama

- Dannelly Field Air National Guard Station, Ala. - The 187th FighterGroup (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in adecrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- Maxwell AFB, Ala. - Air Force Materiel Command will begin restructuring theElectronic Systems Center in mid-1995. This action consolidates computer andsoftware functions at Maxwell-Gunter Annex, and results in an increase of 195full-time military and 80 civilian manpower authorizations.

Alaska

- Elmendorf AFB, Alaska - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 3rdWing will lose one C-12F aircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease ofthree full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) Elmendorf AFB will lose32 civilian manpower authorizations in fiscal year 1996. This reduction is dueto the 1994 Federal Workforce Restructuring Act and the National PerformanceReview. Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of three full-timemilitary and 32 civilian manpower authorizations.

Arizona

- Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 355thWing will gain an additional four A-10A aircraft in late 1995 due to increasedAir Force formal training requirements. This action results in an increase of46 full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) The 710th Civil EngineerSquadron (AFRES) will inactivate in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 127 drill and one civilian manpower authorizations.Overall, these actions result in a net increase of 46 full-time military and anet decrease of 127 drill and one civilian manpower authorizations.

- Luke AFB, Ariz. - Two actions are being announced: (1) Beginning in late1995, the Peace Carvin mission, responsible for training Republic of SingaporeF-16 personnel, will convert from eight F-16A/B to 11 F-16C/D aircraft. Thisresults in an increase of three full-time military authorizations. (2) The944th Fighter Wing (AFRES) will downsize its civil engineer squadron in late1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 53 drill manpowerauthorizations. Overall, these actions result in an increase of threefull-time military, and a decrease of 53 drill manpower authorizations.

- Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. - The previously announcedloss of one KC-135E aircraft from the 161st Air Refueling Group (ANG) iscanceled. The Group will retain 10 KC-135Es.

Arkansas

- Fort Smith Municipal Airport Air Guard Station, Ark. - Two actions are beingannounced: (1) The 188th Fighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16A/B aircraftin late 1995. This results in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill,and 13 civilian manpower authorizations. (2) In mid-1996, the 188th FighterGroup will modernize by replacing its 12 F-16A/B aircraft with 12F-16C/D aircraft. There is no manpower impact.

- Harrison Tactics and Training Range Site, Ark. - In mid-1996, Air CombatCommand will convert the Harrison Tactics and Training Range Site to acontractor operation. This cost saving measure results in a decrease of 66full-time military manpower authorizations. The exact number of contractorpersonnel has not been determined.

California

- Los Angeles AFB, Calif. - The Space Test and Small Launch VehiclePrograms Office began relocating to Kirtland AFB, N.M. (Phillips Laboratory),in mid-1994. This action consolidates activities under the Space and MissileSystems Center's Test and Evaluation Directorate and results in a decrease of75 full-time military and 32 civilian manpower authorizations.

- March AFB, Calif. - Three actions are being announced: (1) The 452nd AirMobility Wing (AFRES) will lose one KC-135E in late 1995. This results in adecrease of 47 drill and 8 civilian manpower authorizations. (2) The 452ndAir Mobility Wing will downsize some of its support areas in late 1995. Thisaction is due to reduced requirements associated with the two Major RegionalConflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 127 drill and six civilianmanpower authorizations. (3) Beginning in late 1995, the 163rd Air RefuelingGroup (ANG) will modernize by replacing its 10 KC-135E aircraft with 9 KC-135Raircraft. This results in a decrease of two full-time military, 35 drill, andfour civilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in a netdecrease of two full-time military, 209 drill, and 18 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- Onizuka Air Station, Calif. - A portion of the personnel assigned toDetachment 2, Space and Missile Systems Center began relocating to KirtlandAFB, N.M. (Phillips Laboratory), in mid-1994. These personnel are required tomaintain and operate already installed satellite command and control equipmentat Kirtland AFB, and will be assigned to the Space and Missile Systems Center'sTest and Evaluation Directorate. The Air Force will only relocate 20 personneluntil the 1995 Defense Base Closure and Realignment process is complete. Thisaction results in a net decrease of 86 full-time military and 36 civilianmanpower authorizations.

- Travis AFB, Calif. - The 349th Air Mobility Wing (AFRES) will downsize someof its support areas in late 1995. This action is due to reduced requirementsassociated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy and results in adecrease of 227 drill manpower authorizations.

Colorado

- Buckley Air National Guard Base, Colo. - The 140th Fighter Wing (ANG)will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease oftwo full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpower authorizations.

- La Junta Tactics and Training Range Site, Colo. - In mid-1996, Air CombatCommand will convert the La Junta Tactics and Training Range Site to acontractor operation. This cost saving measure results in a decrease of 66full-time military and one civilian manpower authorizations. The exact numberof contractor personnel has not been determined.

- Lowry Air Station, Colo. - Beginning in late 1995, the Air ReservePersonnel Center will continue modernization efforts by further automating itsrecords management process. This results in a decrease of 50 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

Connecticut

- Bradley International Airport Air National Guard Station, Conn. - The103rd Fighter Group (ANG) will lose one OA-10A in mid-1996. This actionstandardizes all ANG A/OA-10A squadrons at 17 A/OA-10A aircraft and results ina loss of 21 drill and five civilian manpower authorizations.

Delaware

- Dover AFB, Del. - The 512th Airlift Wing (AFRES) will downsize some ofits support areas in late 1995. This action is due to reduced requirementsassociated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, and results in adecrease of 150 drill and four civilian manpower authorizations.

Florida

- Duke Field, Fla. - Beginning in late 1995, the 919th SpecialOperations Wing (AFRES) will receive eight MC-130E aircraft, completing theunit's transition from 9 AC-130A aircraft to 8 MC-130E and fourHC-130N/P aircraft. This results in a decrease of 12 drill and 68 civilianmanpower authorizations.

- Hurlburt Field, Fla. - Six actions are being announced: (1) The 16thSpecial Operations Wing (SOW) will gain three MH-53J aircraft in late 1995,giving the Wing a total of 22 MH-53J aircraft. This results in an increase of160 full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) In late 1995, the 16thSOW will lose one MC-130H aircraft. This results in a decrease of 66 full-timemilitary manpower authorizations. (3) In mid-1996, the 16th SOW will transferfour MC-130E aircraft to the 919th Special Operations Wing (AFRES) at DukeField, Fla. This results in a decrease of 290 full-time military manpowerauthorizations. (4) The 16th SOW will receive two AC-130U aircraft inmid-1996, giving the Wing a total of 12 AC-130U aircraft. This results in anincrease of 87 full-time military manpower authorizations. (5) The 727th AirControl Squadron will inactivate in late 1995.

This reorganization will consolidate the unit's associated test functions withother test functions located at Hurlburt Field, and results in a decrease of 62full-time military and one civilian manpower authorizations. (6) HurlburtField will lose 24 civilian manpower authorizations in fiscal year 1996. Thisreduction is due to the 1994 Federal Workforce Restructuring Act and theNational Performance Review. Overall, these actions result in a net decreaseof 171 full-time military and 25 civilian manpower authorizations.

- Patrick AFB, Fla. - In late 1995, the 71st Rescue Squadron will gain oneHC-130N/P aircraft. This results in an increase of 47 full-time militarymanpower authorizations.

- Tyndall AFB, Fla. - First Air Force and the Southeast Air Defense Sector willtransfer from Air Combat Command to the ANG. The organizations' air defenseresponsibilities began transferring in early 1994, with an expected completiondate of mid-1997. These actions result in a decrease of 52 full-time militaryand an increase of 58 drill manpower authorizations, with no impact on civilianmanpower authorizations.

Georgia

- Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. - The 94th Airlift Wing (AFRES) will downsizeand realign some functions to the 622nd Regional Support Group in late 1995.This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 48 drill and anincrease of one civilian manpower authorization.

- Robins AFB, Ga. - Three actions are being announced: (1) Air MobilityCommand's 19th Air Refueling Wing will lose eight KC-135R aircraft beginning inmid-1996. This action results in the decrease of 217 full-time militarymanpower authorizations. (2) Air Combat Command will establish a new wing andbegin receiving the first of its planned 17 E-8C (JSTARS) aircraft in early1996. This will result in an increase of 2,214 full-time military and 53civilian manpower authorizations. (3) The 622nd Civil Engineer Squadron(AFRES) will inactivate in late 1995.

This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 103 drill and onecivilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in a netincrease of 1997 full-time military, and a net decrease of 103 drill, and a netincrease of 52 civilian manpower authorizations.

Idaho

- Boise Air Terminal Air National Guard Station, Idaho - Two actions arebeing announced: (1) As a result of the Air Force decision to retire its F-4Gaircraft, the 124th Fighter Group (ANG) will convert from 24 F-4G to 17A/OA-10A aircraft beginning in early 1996. This results in a decrease of 52full-time military, 198 drill, and 175 civilian manpower authorizations. (2)The Air Force plans to activate an ANG C-130 squadron with four aircraft. Theaircraft would be available to the National Forest Service should it needadditional fire fighting capability. The number of personnel and timing arebeing refined.

- Mountain Home AFB, Idaho - The previously announced receipt of three E-3B/C(AWACS) aircraft and the associated manpower is canceled. This decision is dueto the continued high worldwide operational commitments of the AWACS mission.

Illinois

- Capital Municipal Airport Air National Guard Station, Ill. - The 183rdFighter Group (ANG) will lose 3 F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results ina decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- O'Hare International Airport Air Reserve Station, Ill. - Two actions arebeing announced: (1) The 928th Airlift Wing (AFRES) will downsize some of itssupport areas in late 1995. This action is due to reduced requirementsassociated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, and results in adecrease of 177 drill manpower authorizations. (2) The previously announcedloss of one KC-135E aircraft from the 126th Air Refueling Wing (ANG) iscanceled. The Wing will retain 10 KC-135Es.

- Scott AFB, Ill. - Air Force Materiel Command will begin restructuring itsElectronic Systems Center in mid-1995. This action transfers the programmanagement of computer systems from Scott AFB, and results in a decrease of 142full-time military and 87 civilian manpower authorizations.

Indiana

- Fort Wayne Municipal Airport Air National Guard Station, Ind. - The 122ndFighter Wing (ANG) will lose 3 F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results ina decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. - The 434th Air Refueling Wing's (AFRES) civilengineer squadron will downsize in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 48 drill manpower authorizations.

- Hulman Regional Airport Air National Guard Station, Ind. - The 181st FighterGroup (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in adecrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

Iowa

- Des Moines International Airport Air National Guard Station, Ia. - The132nd Fighter Wing (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. Thisresults in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

- Sioux City Municipal Airport Air National Guard Station, Ia. - The 185thFighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. Thisresults in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

Kansas

- Forbes Field, Kan. - The previously announced loss of one KC-135Eaircraft from the 190th Air Refueling Group (ANG) is canceled. The Group willretain 10 KC-135Es.

- McConnell AFB, Kan. - The 931st Air Refueling Wing (AFRES) will downsize itscivil engineer squadron in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 45 drill manpower authorizations.

Maine

- Bangor International Airport, Maine - The previously announced loss ofone KC-135E aircraft from the 101st Air Refueling Wing (ANG) is canceled. TheWing will retain 10 KC-135Es.

Maryland

- Andrews AFB, Md. - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 459thAirlift Wing (AFRES) will downsize some of its support areas in late 1995.This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 89 drill manpowerauthorizations. (2) The 113th Fighter Wing (ANG) will lose three F-16C/Daircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease of two full-time military,27 drill, and 13 civilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actionsresult in a net decrease of two full-time military, 116 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

- Martin State Airport Air National Guard Station, Md. - Two actions are beingannounced: (1) The 175th Fighter Group (ANG) will lose 1 OA-10A in mid-1996.This action standardizes all ANG A/OA-10A squadrons at 17 A/OA-10A aircraft andresults in a loss of 21 drill and five civilian manpower authorizations. (2)The 135th Civil Engineer Squadron (ANG) will begin inactivating in late 1995.This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 155 drill manpowerauthorizations. Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of 176 drilland five civilian manpower authorizations.

Massachusetts

- Barnes Municipal Airport Air National Guard Station, Mass. - The 104thFighter Group (ANG) will lose one OA-10A in mid-1996. This action standardizesall ANG A/OA-10A squadrons at 17 A/OA-10A aircraft and results in a loss of 21drill and five civilian manpower authorizations.

- Hanscom AFB, Mass. - Air Force Materiel Command will begin restructuring theElectronic Systems Center in mid-1995. This consolidates major programacquisition functions at Hanscom AFB, and results in an increase of 24full-time military and a decrease of seven civilian manpower authorizations.

- Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. - The 439th Airlift Wing (AFRES) willdownsize some of its support areas in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 71 drill manpower authorizations.

Michigan

- Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. - Three actions are beingannounced: (1) The 127th Fighter Wing (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraftin late 1995. This results in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill,and 13 civilian manpower authorizations. (2) The 927th Air Refueling Wing(AFRES) will lose one KC-135E in late 1995. This results in a decrease of 47drill and 8 civilian manpower authorizations. (3) The 927th Air RefuelingWing's civil engineer squadron will downsize in late 1995. This action is dueto reduced requirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflictstrategy, and results in a decrease 53 drill and one civilian manpowerauthorizations. Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of twofull-time military, 127 drill, and 22 civilian manpower authorizations.

- W.K. Kellogg Regional Airport Air National Guard Station, Mich. - The 110thFighter Group (ANG) will lose one OA-10A in mid-1996. This action standardizesall ANG A/OA-10A squadrons at 17 A/OA-10A aircraft and results in a loss of 21drill and five civilian manpower authorizations.

Minnesota

- Duluth International Airport Air National Guard Station, Minn. -Beginning in late 1995 the 148th Fighter Group (ANG) will lose its F-16A/Baircraft and modernize with 12 F-16C/D aircraft as the unit transitions fromits air defense mission to a general purpose mission. This results in adecrease of 18 full-time military and 22 civilian manpower authorizations.

Mississippi

Keesler AFB, Miss. - The 403rd Airlift Wing's (AFRES) aerial portsquadron will downsize in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease 33 drill manpower authorizations.

Montana

- Forsyth Tactics and Training Range Site, Mont. - In late 1995, AirCombat Command will inactivate the Forsyth Tactics and Training Range Site.This action is due to reduced training requirements in this region of theUnited States, and results in the decrease of 66 full-time military and onecivilian manpower authorizations.

- Great Falls International Airport, Mont. - The 120th Fighter Group (ANG) willconvert from 15 F-16A/B aircraft to 12 F-16C/D aircraft and the unit willtransition from an air defense mission to a general purpose fighter mission inlate 1995. This results in a decrease of 18 full-time military and 22 civilianmanpower authorizations.

Nebraska

- Offutt AFB, Neb. - Two actions are being announced: (1) Beginning inmid-1995, Offutt AFB will lose a portion of the Electronic Intelligence Lab.This action consolidates like functions at the National Air Intelligence Centerand results in a decrease of 79 full-time military and one civilian manpowerauthorizations. (2) The 805th Civil Engineer Squadron (AFRES) will inactivatein late 1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associated with thetwo Major Regional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 127 drilland one civilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in anet decrease of 79 full-time military, 127 drill, and two civilian manpowerauthorizations.

New Hampshire

- Pease Air National Guard Station, N.H. - The 157th Air Refueling Group (ANG)will gain one KC-135R aircraft in mid-1996. This results in an increase of 28drill and two civilian manpower authorizations.

New Jersey

- McGuire AFB, N.J. - The previously announced loss of 1 KC-135Eaircraft from the 108th Air Refueling Wing (ANG) is canceled. The Wing willretain 20 KC-135Es.

New Mexico

- Cannon AFB, N.M. - As a result of the Air Force decision to retire theF-111 weapon system, the 27th Fighter Wing's 74 F-111E/F aircraft will beginretiring in late 1995 and be replaced with 54 F-16C/D aircraft. As part ofthis action, the 428th Fighter Squadron, which conducts F-111 training, willinactivate. This results in a decrease of 974 full-time military and 26civilian manpower authorizations.

- Kirtland AFB, N.M. - Five actions are being announced: (1) The 58th SpecialOperations Wing (SOW) will gain 2 HH-60G aircraft in late 1995. This resultsin an increase of 26 full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) In late1995, the 58th SOW will lose one MC-130H aircraft. This results in a decreaseof 66 full-time military manpower authorizations. (3) The 58th SOW will lose1 HC-130N/P aircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease of 47 full-timemilitary manpower authorizations. (4) The 604th Civil Engineer Squadron(AFRES) will inactivate in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 127 drill and two civilian manpower authorizations.(5) The Space Test and Small Launch Vehicle Programs Office at Los AngelesAFB, Calif., and some personnel assigned to Detachment 2, Space and MissileSystems Center at Onizuka Air Station, Calif., began relocating their functionsto Phillips Laboratory in late 1994, while the Rocket Systems Launch Program atSan Bernadino, Calif., will not relocate until late 1995. These actionsconsolidate the activities under the Space Test and Experimentation ProgramOffice and result in an increase of 62 full-time military and 168 civilianmanpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of 25full-time military and 127 drill, and a net increase of 166 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

New York

- Griffiss AFB, N.Y. - The 627th Civil Engineer Squadron (AFRES) willinactivate in mid-1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associatedwith the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 127drill and one civilian manpower authorizations.

- Hancock Field Air National Guard Station, N.Y. - The 174th Fighter Wing (ANG)will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease oftwo full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpower authorizations.

North Carolina

- Pope AFB, N.C. - The 626th Civil Engineer Squadron (AFRES) willinactivate in late 1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associatedwith the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 127drill and one civilian manpower authorizations.

North Dakota

- Hector Field International Airport Air National Guard Station, N.D. -Two actions are being announced: (1) In late 1995, the 119th Fighter Group(ANG) will lose three F-16A/B aircraft as it transitions from its air defensemission to a general purpose fighter mission. This results in a decrease of 18full-time military and 22 civilian manpower authorizations. (2) In mid-1996,the 119th Fighter Group will modernize by replacing its 12 F-16A/B aircraftwith

12 F-16 C/D aircraft. There is no manpower impact.

Ohio

- Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport Air National Guard Station, Ohio- The 178th Fighter Group (ANG) will lose 3 F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995.This results in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

- Toledo Express Airport Air National Guard Station, Ohio - The 180th FighterGroup (ANG) will lose 3 F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in adecrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio - Two actions are being announced: (1) Beginningin mid-1995, Wright-Patterson AFB will gain a portion of the ElectronicIntelligence Lab. This action consolidates like functions at the National AirIntelligence Center and results in an increase of 79 full-time military and onecivilian manpower authorizations. (2) Wright-Patterson AFB will lose 180civilian manpower authorizations in fiscal year 1996. This reduction is due tothe 1994 Federal Workforce Restructuring Act and the National PerformanceReview. Overall, these actions result in a net increase of 79 full-timemilitary and a net decrease of 179 civilian manpower authorizations.

Oklahoma

- Altus AFB, Okla. - Beginning in late 1995, the 97th Air Mobility Wingwill lose three C-141B aircraft due to reduced training requirements. Thisresults in a decrease of 145 full-time military manpower authorizations.

- Tinker AFB, Okla. - Two items are being announced: (1) The previouslyannounced loss of 3 E-3B/C (AWACS) aircraft and the associated manpowerdecrease is canceled. This decision is due to the continued high worldwideoperational commitments of the AWACS mission. (2) Air Force Materiel Commandwill begin restructuring the Electronic Systems Center in mid-1995. Thisrestructure will result in the transfer of the 38th Engineering InstallationWing's computer and software functions; however, it will gain additionalcommunications systems engineering and installation functions. These actionsresult in a net decrease of 209 full-time military and 76 civilian manpowerauthorizations

- Tulsa International Airport Air National Guard Station, Okla. - The 138thFighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. Thisresults in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

Oregon

- Klamath Falls International Airport Air National Guard Station, Ore. -Beginning in early 1996, the 114th Fighter Squadron (ANG) will lose its F-16A/Baircraft and modernize with 12 F-16C/D aircraft as the unit transitions from atraining mission to a general purpose fighter mission. This action results ina decrease of 46 full-time military and an increase of 252 drill and eightcivilian manpower authorizations.

Pennsylvania

- Greater Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa. -Two actions are being announced: (1) The 911th Airlift Wing's (AFRES) civilengineer squadron will downsize in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 47 drill manpower authorizations. (2) The previouslyannounced loss of 1 KC-135E aircraft from the 171st Air Refueling Wing (ANG) iscanceled. The Wing will retain 20 KC-135Es.

- Willow Grove Air Reserve Station, Pa. - Two actions are being announced: (1)The 913th Airlift Wing's (AFRES) civil engineer squadron will downsize in late1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 55 drill and anincrease of civilian manpower authorizations. (2) The 111th Fighter Group(ANG) will lose one OA-10A in mid-1996. This action standardizes all ANGA/OA-10A squadrons at 17 A/OA-10A aircraft and results in a loss of 21 drilland five civilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in anet decrease of 76 drill and four civilian manpower authorizations.

Puerto Rico

- Puerto Rico International Airport Air National Guard Station, PuertoRico - The 156th Fighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16A/B aircraft in late1995. This results in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13civilian manpower authorizations.

South Carolina

- Charleston AFB, S.C. - The 315th Airlift Wing (AFRES) will downsizesome of its support areas late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 127 drill and 14 civilian manpower authorizations.

- McEntire Air National Guard Station, S.C. - In late 1995, the 169th FighterGroup (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft. This results in a decrease oftwo full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpower authorizations.

- Shaw AFB, S.C. - The 20th Fighter Wing will gain six F-16C/D aircraft inmid-1996. This results in an increase of 58 full-time military manpowerauthorizations.

South Dakota

- Belle Fourche Tactics and Training Range Site, S.D. - In mid-1996, AirCombat Command will convert the Belle Fourche Tactics and Training Range Siteto a contractor operation. This cost saving measure results in a decrease of76 full-time military and two civilian manpower authorizations. The exactnumber of contractor personnel has not been determined.

- Joe Foss Field Air National Guard Station, S.D. - The 114th FighterGroup (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in adecrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

Tennessee

- McGhee-Tyson Airport, Tenn. - The previously announced loss of 1KC-135E aircraft from the 134th Air Refueling Group (ANG) is canceled. TheGroup will retain 10KC-135Es.

Texas

- Bergstrom Air Reserve Station, Texas - The 924th Fighter Wing (AFRES)will downsize some of its support areas in late 1995. This action is due toreduced requirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy,and results in a decrease of 79 drill and an increase of one civilian manpowerauthorizations.

- Carswell Air Reserve Base, Texas - The 301st Fighter Wing's (AFRES) civilengineer squadron will downsize in late 1995. This action is due to reducedrequirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflict strategy, andresults in a decrease of 31 drill and one civilian manpower authorizations.

Utah

- Dugway Tactics and Training Range Site, Utah - In mid-1995, Air CombatCommand will convert the Dugway Tactics and Training Range Site to a contractoroperation. This cost saving measure results in a decrease of 76 full-timemilitary manpower authorizations. The exact number of contractor personnel hasnot been determined.

- Hill AFB, Utah - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 388thFighter Wing will gain 6 F-16C/D aircraft in early 1996. This action resultsin an increase of 62 full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) The419th Fighter Wing (AFRES) will downsize some of its support areas in late1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 79 drill and onecivilian manpower authorizations. Overall, these actions result in a netincrease of 62 full-time military and a net decrease of 79 drill and onecivilian manpower authorizations.

- Salt Lake City International Airport Air National Guard Station, Utah - Thepreviously announced loss of one KC-135E aircraft from the 151st Air RefuelingGroup (ANG) is canceled. The Group will retain 10 KC-135Es.

Vermont

- Burlington International Airport Air National Guard Station, Vt. - The 158thFighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft as the unit transitionsfrom its air defense mission to a general purpose mission in late 1995. Thisresults in a decrease of 18 full-time military and 22 civilian manpowerauthorizations.

Virginia

- Langley AFB, Va. - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 1stFighter Wing will lose three UH-1N aircraft in late 1995. This results in adecrease of 42 full-time military manpower authorizations. (2) The 624thCivil Engineer Squadron (AFRES) will inactivate in late 1995. This action isdue to reduced requirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflictstrategy, and results in a decrease of 127 drill and one civilian manpowerauthorizations. Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of 42full-time military, 127 drill, and one civilian manpower authorizations.

- Richmond International Airport Air National Guard Station, Va. - The 192ndFighter Group (ANG) will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. Thisresults in a decrease of two full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilianmanpower authorizations.

Washington

- Fairchild AFB, Wash. - Two actions are being announced: (1)Beginning in mid-1995, the 92nd Air Refueling Wing will lose 6 KC-135Raircraft. This results in a decrease of 145 full-time military manpowerauthorizations. (2) The previously announced loss of one KC-135E aircraftfrom the 141st Air Refueling Wing (ANG) is canceled. The Wing will retain 10 KC-135Es.

- McChord AFB, Wash. - Two actions are being announced: (1) The 446th AirliftWing (AFRES) will downsize some of its support areas in late 1995. This actionis due to reduced requirements associated with the two Major Regional Conflictstrategy, and results in a decrease of 113 drill and nine civilian manpowerauthorizations. (2) The Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) began transferringresponsibilities from the active Air Force to the Air National Guard in early1995. This realignment is scheduled for completion by mid-1997 and results ina decrease of 81 full-time military and an increase of 84 drill manpowerauthorizations. There is no impact to civilian manpower authorizations.Overall, these actions result in a net decrease of 81 full-time military, 29drill, and nine civilian manpower authorizations.

Wisconsin

- General Mitchell International Airport Air Reserve Station, Wis. - The440th Airlift Wing (AFRES) will downsize some of its support areas in late1995. This action is due to reduced requirements associated with the two MajorRegional Conflict strategy, and results in a decrease of 67 drill manpowerauthorizations.

- Truax Field Air National Guard Station, Wis. - The 128th Fighter Wing (ANG)will lose three F-16C/D aircraft in late 1995. This results in a decrease oftwo full-time military, 27 drill, and 13 civilian manpower authorizations.

Wyoming

- Powell Tactics and Training Range Site, Wyo. - In late 1995, AirCombat Command will inactivate the Powell Tactics and Training Range Site.This action is due to reduced training requirements in this region of theUnited States and results in a decrease of 76 full-time military and twocivilian manpower authorizations.

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