The Vermont Air National Guard says it will work to reduce the impact of its new fighter jets when they arrive in 2020.
The Vermont Air National Guard released a report about how it plans to reduce the impact of the F-35s on the community and environment.
Since the Pentagon chose the F-35, the program has run into delays, huge extra costs, and lots of concerns about the jets themselves.
For every F-35, there are at least ten people who help keep it running and right now they are trained in Florida.
Now that we know the F-35 will come to Vermont, residents near the airport worry about the consequences.
While members of the Vermont Air National Guard celebrated the announcement, some locals have mixed feelings toward the decision to base the F-35 in Vermont.
Major General Steve Cray, the leader of the Vermont National Guard, announced the Air Guard has been chosen to receive F-35s.
The Burlington City Council debated weighing in on whether new F-35's should land at the Vermont National Guard.
There will be major showdown between opponents and supporters of the F-35 in Burlington Monday.
A final version of the F-35 Environmental Impact Statement has been released.
Winooski City Council members made it clear on July 10, how they feel about F-35's coming to Burlington.