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 and figures. They spend the hour responding to a steady stream of listener calls and sharing what they learned on their trip to Burlington, Vermont in October, including the locals’ response, the lack of support from Democratic senators, what the reparations process looks like, and the real costs of the F-35s.
You can read Dylan’s recent article detailing the history of the F-35s in Vermont here.