Wisconsin Air National Guard Base

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Heard On The Morning Show
Fighter Jets

The Air National Guard is accepting public comments on a possible study examining the environmental impacts of basing a squadron of F-35 fighter jets in Madison. Truax Field is one of two bases in the running to house the new jets. Our first guest explains why the Air Force chose Truax and discusses the potential costs and benefits of bringing the F-35s to Wisconsin.

We also speak with a retired colonel to learn how the Wisconsin Army National Guard influenced the nation’s most historic moments.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Nyajai Ellison Producer
  • Meg Jones Guest
  • Eric Killen Guest