Mountain Home Air Force Base is a candidate to make the short list of bases vying to support a squadron of Saudi F-15s.
Top brass from the 366th Fighter Wing at MHAFB met with Mountain Home and Elmore County officials on Dec. 2 to brief them on a pending announcement. The Pentagon is expected to unveil its short list sometime this month. Other bases being mentioned include Holloman AFB in New Mexico, Hill AFB in Utah and Nellis AFB in Nevada. A full set of hearings would be required at potential base locations to inform the public on the plans.