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Military Aircraft At MKE

Mon May 18, 2009 5:13 am

I'm not really that familiar with military aircraft and their operations, but I remember that for the past few years there was talk of MKE loosing its military base. However, they still have planes stationed here and in fact I was at the open house they had last weekend. Does anyone know when or if its still going to be closed down? Thanks.
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RE: Military Aircraft At MKE

Mon May 18, 2009 5:48 pm

As per the 2005 BRAC:

The 128th Air Refueling WIng (Air National Guard) will maintain 12 KC-135R's

The 94th Airlift wing (Air Force Reserve Unit) will loose it's 8 C-130H aircraft.

So it's a mixed bag, the C-130s go but 12 KC-135s stay. Not sure if these actions have take place yet.
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