The Notice of Availability (NOA) for the U.S. Air Force‚Äôs Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for 5th Generation Formal Training Unit Optimization, as published in the Federal Register on February 5, 2021, initiates the 30-day post-filing waiting period. The Final EIS is now available for public review on this website and at the libraries listed here. The Final EIS and Final Executive Summary can be found on the Documents page or by clicking on the EIS Documents menu item on the website navigation area above. The 30-day post-filing waiting period will end on March 8, 2021, followed by the Record of Decision (ROD). 


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.