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Vermont Air Guard F-35 does a fly-over before landing at Burlington
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The Vermont Air National Guard will conduct two weeks of night flying operations in early December.

Vermont Air Guard F-35 does a fly-over before landing at Burlington
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The Vermont Air National Guard is expected to take delivery this week of the final F-35 fighter plane to be based at the Burlington International Airport.

Vermont Air Guard F-35 does a fly-over before landing at Burlington
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The Vermont Air National Guard will continue its F-35 flight operations even as members deploy across the state to aid in the COVID-19 response.

Vermont Air Guard F-35 does a fly-over before landing at Burlington
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The first two F-35 fighter jets to be permanently assigned to the Vermont Air National Guard arrived in Burlington today. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there.

Four F-35 jets from Hill AFB make an unscheduled stop at the Burlington International Airport in May 2019
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On Tuesday, two Vermont National Guard pilots left for Texas to pick up the first F-35A fighter jets that will be permanently assigned to the Air National Guard facility in South Burlington. The basing of the planes has been controversial since the Air Force announced the decision six years ago.

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The Vermont Air National Guard is expected to take delivery of its first two F-35 fighter aircraft this week.

Two F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing
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Officials say the last of the Vermont Air Guard’s F-16s will leave the base in April.

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About 300 Vermont Air National Guard members will soon return from a three-month deployment in the Middle East.

Vermont Air Guard F-16 Viper
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Members of the Vermont Air National Guard are leaving Wednesday for an overseas deployment.

Vermont Air Guard F-16 Viper
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Several hundred members of the Vermont Air National Guard are headed overseas, although the exact mission has not been released.

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The Vermont National Guard is outlining its plans to mitigate the noise of the new F-35 fighter jets due to arrive in Burlington in six years.