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William F. White: Air National Guard adds to the vitality of Dane County Regional Airport

August 19, 2019 Letter to the Editor I support the federal government stationing a squadron of F-35 fighter jets at Dane County Regional Airport. I have lived under the principal flight path for both commercial and military aircraft for…


BACC Encourages Community Engagement in the EIS process

Informational mailer sent to over 7,500 households in the areas surrounding the airport FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16th, 2019   Contact: Chris “Desi” Arenz Executive Director(608) 287-6208 MADISON – The United States Air Force has posted the Draft of the Environmental…


Editorial: F-35 passes big test

By Neil Heinen Channel 3000 August 5th, 2019 MADISON, Wis. -  We are supporters of the effort to select the 115th Fighter Wing at Dane County's Truax Field as the location for the US Air Force F-35 fighter jet. So…


Community Engagement Process in F-35 Beddown Moves Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2nd, 2019 Contact: Chris “Desi” Arenz Executive Director (608) 287-6208 Community Engagement Process in F-35 Beddown Moves Forward Air National Guard Bureau Posts Draft EIS MADISON – The United States Air Force has posted the Draft…


Marvin Siegert: Firefighters at Dane County airport want clean drinking water, too

Guest Column Wisconsin State Journal (LINK) The State Journal has reported on trace amounts of perflourinated (PFAS) compounds being found in water samples from 10 municipal wells in Madison. I appreciate the attention and scrutiny these chemicals are receiving in the media,…


Savor the Madison region’s sky-high news

It’s been an exciting few weeks for Dane County’s airport and economy. First, the Pentagon picked Madison’s Air National Guard base at Truax Field in Madison as the future home of 18 F-35 fighter jets. Then, United Airlines announced it will begin daily nonstop…

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