David Michael Miller

Isthmus reporter Dylan Brogan traveled to Burlington, VT to see how people are faring since the arrival of F-35 fighter jets at their Air National Guard base. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 8 Comments


Dylan Brogan

Madison Ald. Rebecca Kemble, State Rep. Chris Taylor and activist Brandi Grayson are going to Vermont to hear what the F-35 jets sound like. Read more

News 3 Comments


David Michael Miller

Lately the NIMBY label has been weaponized as a blanket term for all neighborhood activism. Read more

Opinion 2 Comments

The communities most affected are overwhelmingly against a squadron of F-35 jets at Truax Field. Some feel betrayed by progressive leaders like U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan and Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. Read more

News 3 Comments

The U.S. military searches for a home for a beleaguered fighter jet. Read more

Opinion 13 Comments

The opponents of stationing F-35s at Truax have the stronger arguments. Read more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments

A leaked Air Force memo concedes that afterburners are likely to be used much more frequently with F-35 fighter jets at Truax than originally claimed. The auxiliary burners are used for an extra boost — and they’re intensely loud. Read more

News 7 Comments


David Michael Miller

An environmental study found that F-35s would make life unpleasant — perhaps unlivable — for some people living near Truax Field. For residents, the silence from local officials is deafening. Read more

News 9 Comments

Residents near the airport have long complained about thunderous noise from the F-16 fighter jets. With Truax Field in line for the more advanced F-35s, will the area become unlivable? Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 5 Comments


David Michael Miller

Madison’s Truax Field is a candidate to host F-35 fighter jets. A group has formed in opposition, citing noise, cost and misplaced priorities. Read more

Opinion 3 Comments