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Grissom Air Base seeks new era refueling planes and jobs - WISH-TV

Grissom Air Base seeks new era refueling planes and jobs - WISH-TV

The KC-46A Pegasus is the next generation of midair refueling planes for the Air Force.Air Force photo by Master Sgt Michael Jackson) BUNKER HILL, Ind.Air Force, which would bring 175 jobs to the region.The Miami County Economic Development Authority says Indiana’s congressional delegation sent a letter to the Secretary of the Air Force urging him to consider Grissom.

If selected, it would be the first active-duty Air Force unit at Grissom since it was changed to a reserve base in 1994.Tidd says a coalition of communities, chambers of commerce and economic development officials are collaborating with the 434rd Wing commander to present their case to the Air Force.

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