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Air Force To Designate Active Association For 148th Fighter Wing

Friday, February 03, 2012 2:09 pm CST
enator Klobuchar Meets With Members Of The  Duluth 148th Fighter Wing In A 2011 Visit
Senator Klobuchar meets with members of the Duluth 148th Fighter Wing in a 2011 visit

WASHINGTON DC (KDAL) -  US Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced that the United States Air Force has decided it will designate a new F-16 Action Association at the Minnesota National Guard's 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth Under active association, the US Air Force assigns active duty personnel to National Guard or Reserve bases  At the Duluth air base, active association will allow regular active duty airmen to work side-by-side with National Guard airmen and learn from their experience and expertise  

The designation will also help ensure the base's long-term future and help increase economic activity in the Duluth community  Klobuchar worked closely with the Air Force, Minnesota National Guard, and local community to secure the active association designation  Under active association, the 148th Fighter Wing will serve as the host wing and maintain primary responsibility for weapons systems, but share the mission with the regular Air Force associate wing
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