National Guard To Conduct Air Training

The Vermont Air National Guard says there will be increased military flying operations out of its Burlington International Airport Base, beginning next Tuesday.

For Vt. Delegation, Little Political Risk In Defending F-35 Program

Vermont’s Congressional delegation has long called for the Pentagon to cut its budget. But Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch all support basing F-35s in Burlington because, they say, it might sustain hundreds of jobs. And despite growing local opposition, the delegation says it’s committed to the program.

Adjutant General Dubie Prepares To Step Down

Major General Michael Dubie’s tenure as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard will end this year, when he’s confirmed as deputy commander of NORTHCOM. Dubie talks with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about his years heading the guard and the issues his successor will face.