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Official: Grand Forks Air Force Base 'well postured' for new tankers

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Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., met Thursday with base and city officials to discuss the quest for another tanker mission at Grand Forks Air Force Base.


Col. Timothy Bush, base commander, told Conrad and the rest of the city's Base Retention Committee that the base is "well postured" in its pursuit of the KC-46A refueling tankers.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett
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