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Deactivation ceremony for 773rd Squadron

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The valley's air base is about to lose one of its squadrons.

A deactivation ceremony is scheduled for this afternoon for the 910th Air Wing's 773rd Squadron.

The deactivation is part of the structure changes issued by the U.S. Air Force in response to the Budget Control Act passed last fall.

The Youngstown Air Reserve Station's fleet of C-130's has already been reduced from 12 to 8.

Congressman Tim Ryan will attend the event at the airbase.

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