Yesterday, the United States Air Force posted its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the fifth beddown operation of F-35 fighter jets. The final statement says Madison’s 115th Fighter Wing, located at Truax Field on Madison’s northeast side, remains “the preferred alternative” for the next beddown. In a press release yesterday, the Madison-based Badger Air Community […]
As part of our ongoing coverage of the F-35 fighter jets, today Allen is joined by defense analyst Pierre Sprey, an outspoken critic of the F-35s who raises serious concerns about their safety. Over the course of the hour, Sprey makes the case for how the F-35s weaken US air power and why opposing them […]
It’s Thanksgiving, which on A Public Affair means Will Williams joins us in studio. Will is a Vietnam veteran and activist with Veterans for Peace. He talks with host Allen Ruff about activism, military, Native struggles, President Trump, F-35 fighter jets, and white nationalists.
“The world is increasingly on fire, literally and figuratively,” says host Allen Ruff at the beginning of today’s episode. So let’s talk about it! This afternoon, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners about their own observations and concerns about our world-on-fire. Callers weighed in on newsworthy topics like the political crisis […]
Today, we continue our ongoing conversation about the Air Force’s intention to site a fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field in Madison. “What has been scarce in this debate is actual information,” says alder Rebecca Kemble. She and journalist Dylan Brogan join Allen in the studio today to get down to the facts […]
If you live in Madison, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the fleet of F-35 fighter jets the Air Force is considering siting at Truax Field. We have covered this topic on the show in recent weeks, and today we revisit the F-35s on the final day of the public comment period on the […]