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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…


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…

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