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Local leaders working to make sure Fairchild remains viable

Congress has ordered the Pentagon to cut the defense budget by a half trillion dollars during the next decade, and while experts predict the retiring of dozens of planes and ships and two more rounds of base closures, Fairchild Air Force Base may survive and thrive in the coming years. RELATED VIDEO: Raw Interview: Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks about Fairchild's future