FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota's two U.S. senators say the military has no plans to base cargo aircraft at the Air National Guard base in Fargo.
That will leave the 119th Wing without a flying mission. The wing retired its F-16 fighter jets in 2007, and a Lear jet mission is scheduled to end Sept. 30. The 119th also has a drone mission.
Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp both say they are disappointed with the military's decision regarding the C-27J Spartan cargo aircraft. A spokesman for Hoeven tells The Forum newspaper that the wing is still in line for an intelligence mission, however.