Pentagon and Lockheed in Fight Over Failure

Janes’s  |  29 March 2020  |  Pat Host The Pentagon wants data on failures of the F-35. Lockheed wants the taxpayer to pay them for it. How greedy can you be? Or maybe this might clue more people in to what a hunk of junk this jet is. Original Article  “The Pentagon wants a specific […]

Miskimen: Oppose F-35’s that are ineffective, dangerous, too expensive and they pollute

Dear Alders: I have contacted my alder Patrick Heck and others about opposing the F-35 plans at Truax. Especially in this time of Covid-19, we appreciate the vital work of the Air National Guard and the 115th Fighter Wing. It’d be preferable to so many of us, that these resources be put towards missions that […]

Conflicts of Interest ~ War Profiteers & the F-35

March 10, 2020    One cannot serve two masters, they say. In recent years, the corrupting influence of big money has replaced our government that was meant to represent the people with one that serves plutocrats and the politicians they own.A good example is the Lockheed F-35 program.  According to the Project on Government Oversight, over […]

Media Coverage of F-35 Jets, PFAS, Truax & You [educational forum]

News coverage of our event: Opposition‌ ‌of‌ ‌F-35‌ ‌fighter‌ ‌jets‌ ‌in‌ ‌Madison‌ ‌leads‌ ‌public‌ ‌forum‌ – Daily Cardinal  Coalition holds panel discussion on F-35 jets in Madison  – WKOW Channel 27 ABC Panel hears concerns on PFAS, F-35 jets  – WMTV Channel 15 NBC Organization hosts forum opposing F-35 Jets  –  WISC Channel 3 CBS WMSN […]

Oppose the Jets! An Open Letter to the City of Madison, County of Dane Officials

Mayor Satya, Executive Parisi, Nan, Heather, Mary, and other marvelous city and county staffers – Thank each of you so much for your constant amazing work for Madison and Dane County.  Please come out strongly against siting the F-35s here, and use your influence to get Sen Baldwin to withdraw her support.  I am so […]

Is it Business or Is It Government: Lockheed Conflicts

On February 10, General Joseph Dunford will join the Lockheed Board of Directors. Gen. Dunford was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2015 to 2019 according to Reuters news agency. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the nation’s highest-ranking military officer and the principal military advisor to the president, the […]

VIDEO: Defense Analyst, Military Jet Expert Pierre Sprey on F-35’s – January 17

Pierre Sprey spoke in Madison on January 17 explaining many of the issues with the F-35, a program that he feels should be cancelled. F-35s blow up if they get hit by lightning? They can’t fly if the sun is out and the jet fuel gets too hot? They won’t be a defense for the […]

Richard Tillema: Legislators should openly debate F-35s

The Capital Times  |  15 Jan 2020  |  Richard Tillema   “Dear Editor: The time for vigorous debate about national security has come to Madison. Here, politicians want to locate F-35s. F-35s’ purpose is to destroy others’ defenses and clear the way for larger, less mobile bombers, thus preventing the kind of disaster that befell […]

Sign the No F-35s Petition!

Please sign this petition (text below) if you have not signed a petition in 2020. We are pulling together everyone who is opposed to show the strength of our opposition.  Thank you! We can influence the outcome of this proposal, and we need to speak up. More information below. To: Barbara Barrett, Secretary of the […]

Tim White: F-35 consequences reach beyond Madison

The Cap Times  |  20 Dec 2019  |  Tim White   Dear Editor: It would be unwise for those outside of the Madison city limits to ignore the proposed presence of an F-35 Fighter Wing at Truax Field. The planes in question pose many health and safety concerns. Believing that the consequences of those hazards […]