Announcement

On March 24, 2021, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the United States Air Force (Air Force) signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final EIS for the 5th Generation Formal Training Unit (FTU) Optimization. After careful consideration, the Air Force decided to implement the permanent beddown of the F-22 FTU mission at Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE-Langley), Virginia and beddown one additional F-35A FTU squadron at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida. On June 03, 2021, the Air Force signed an Amended ROD to track precisely with the number of aircraft comprising the F-22 FTU permanent beddown as analyzed in the Final EIS. All other decisions and statements documented in the March 24, 2021, ROD remain unchanged and shall have continuing full force and effect. The ROD can be found on the Documentation page or by clicking the Documentation menu item on the website navigation area above.  

Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 5th Generation Formal Training Unit (FTU) Optimization. This website was created to share information with the public about the proposed action and enable the public to submit online comments. Your participation in this process will assist the Air Force with the identification and evaluation of your environmental concerns regarding the proposed action.

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About the EIS. The Air Force invites you to participate in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. The Air Force is preparing this EIS to assess the potential effects from the proposed beddown of the F-22 FTU mission at JBLE-Langley, VA and establishment of an F-35A FTU squadron at Eglin AFB, FL. Find out more.

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Get Involved and Schedule.There are key opportunities for the public to get involved in the NEPA process. The public will have opportunities to review and provide input throughout the development of the EIS. Get involved.

Submit Comments Online.

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Announcements.The Air Force will periodically make announcements about this EIS. List of announcements.

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EIS Documents.This website will make supporting documents and the EIS available to the public. See the documents.