Defense Appropriations for Peoria Air Guard

Published 07/17 2014 10:45PM

Updated 07/17 2014 10:54PM

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the new $549 billion defense appropriations. Among local military receiving the funding is an additional $22.6 million to accelerate nationwide engine upgrades and enhancements to C 130H aircraft, eight of which are flown by the 182nd Air National Guard wing based in Peoria. These upgrades will reduce the need for repairs to the C 130H aircraft .

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