Navy cancels current plans for OLF in North Carolina, Virginia

Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 06:57 PM.

The Navy then announced its decision in 2011 to relocate the two Super Hornet squadrons that had been designated to be based at Cherry Point to the West Coast, citing a need for more planes in that region in response to possible activity in North Korea and other locations in Asia. The two squadrons would have brought more than 400 military personnel and 24 planes to Cherry Point, with an estimated annual economic impact on the region of $60 million.

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