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The Air Force plans to cut about 1,623 jobs at bases throughout Pennsylvania to comply with long-term budget reductions.

An Air Force document released Tuesday lists an overall 25 percent reduction in the state, but with significant variations.

The 911th Air Wing outside of Pittsburgh is scheduled to close entirely and lose 1,451 positions, and the 171st Air Refueling Wing there would lose about 182 positions. The Willow Grove base in Montgomery County would gain 91 positions, the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria base would lose 97 positions, Harrisburg would gain 18, and Philadelphia would lose 1.

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