Madison’s Truax Field is a finalist for the Air Force F35 Jet program. What are the pros and cons of housing the fighter jets in Dane County? Esty Dinur discusses this with Rosanne Greco, Barbara Smith, and Willy Becker.
But first up, Alhaji Njai joins the program to discuss the mudslide disaster in Freetown, where he is currently. Njai is the founder and Chief Strategist of Project 1808, Inc; a research fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Professor of Biological Sciences at University of Sierra Leone. Njai also contributes to WORT’s Pan Africa.
Rosanne Greco is a retired Air Force Colonel and former City Council President of Burlington, VT. Barbara Smith and Willy Becker are both local activists. Becker is a member of Madison’s No F-35 Fighter Jets in Madison group.