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Air National Guard F-15EX Eagle II & F-35A Lightning II Operational Beddowns Environmental Impact Statement


This United States (U.S.) Department of the Air Force (DAF) and National Guard Bureau (NGB) project website provides the latest information on the Air National Guard (ANG) F-15EX Eagle II & F-35A Lightning II Operational Beddowns Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The DAF and NGB invite the public to learn about the proposal to replace legacy aircraft (F-15C/D) with new generation aircraft (F-15EX or F-35A) at select fighter wings. Please review this site for:

  • information on the status and schedule of the EIS
  • documents and references available for review
  • opportunities for public comment and public meetings
  • methods to submit comments during the designated public comment periods

This website will be updated throughout the project. Please check back often for updates.

Draft EIS Available

The Draft EIS is posted on the Documents page. Please see the schedule posted on this page. Click here to learn more.

To submit a public comment, please click here to access the Comment Form.

To add your name to the mailing list to receive notifications about the project, please click here to access the Mailing List form.

Draft EIS Public Meetings


Virtual Public Meetings (March 5-7, 2024) 

These meetings began with a presentation, followed by a question-and-answer session with project team members, and a formal hearing to receive public comments on the Draft EIS.

The virtual public meetings have concluded. Please see below for links to the recordings. 

BELLE CHASSE, LOUISIANA for the 159th Fighter Wing at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CST 
Click here to view the recording.

WESTFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS for the 104th Fighter Wing at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. EST 
Click here to view the recording. 

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA for the 144th Fighter Wing at Fresno Yosemite International Airport 
Thursday, March 7, 2024, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. PST 
Click here to view the recording.

In-Person Public Meetings (March 14-21, 2024) 

The in-person meetings have concluded. A fact sheet and meeting posters are available on the Documents page for viewing. The in-person public meetings were held on March 14, 2024, in Fresno, California; March 19, 2024, in Westfield, Massachusetts; and March 21, 2024, in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.