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Chris Arenz: 115th Fighter Wing played positive role in my life

Dear Editor: As a longtime resident of Madison, I would like to share the opportunity the 115th Fighter Wing has provided me. I grew up on the east side of Madison, next to Eastmorland Park right behind Woodman’s. My father…


Michael Moore: F-35s at Truax will have huge positive impact on community

Dear Editor: I support the United States Air Force stationing the F-35 fighter with the 115th Fighter Wing at Dane County Regional Airport. While historically the base has great significance to the area, this stationing is important for the future…


Tom Spitz and Dave Fink: Posting F-35s at Truax shows the base’s value

Dear Editor: Settlers bank supports the U.S. Air Force’s selection of Truax Field and the 115th Fighter Wing for an F-35 mission. Many of our employees have themselves been or have servicemen and women in their families. In fact, Senior…


Pat Richter: F-35 assignment is well-deserved recognition for 115th Fighter Wing

Dear Editor: I would like to add my voice to those supporting the basing of F-35 fighter jets at Dane County Regional Airport. My exposure to the jets and flight path to and from Truax goes back to the late…


Truax Field Lands F-35 Fighter Jets

The late-December announcement by the US Air Force that Madison’s Truax Field is the chosen home for a squadron of F-35 fighter jets (provided it clears a final study) is a huge victory for the city, politicians representing the area…


Colonel Jeff Wiegand: F-35s will likely be quieter than F-16s at Truax

Dear Editor: As the former wing commander for the 115th Fighter Wing and someone who has been personally involved in the F-35 basing process for the last five years, I would like to clear up some misinformation that has been…

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