Madison F35 Community Connection


The Madison F35 Community Collaboration Survey is Now Open!

This survey is an important opportunity for residents and interested stakeholders to share ideas and thoughts and explore how to create greater collaboration between the community and the Fighter Wing. The survey closes on Saturday June 8, 2024.

Community Collaboration Sessions: Engagement through Discussion

Register now to join the Community Collaboration Sessions on June 6 & 8!

The Community Collaboration Sessions in early June are an opportunity for more in-depth back and forth conversations between the 115th Fighter Wing and the Madison community. In addition to answering some commonly-asked questions, experts from the Wing will be participating in a panel discussion.

Hear David Beurle speak to the importance of the Madison F35 Community Connection Project below.

Frequently Asked Questions Now Available

The 115th Fighter Wing has created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to ease community access to some of the basic information commonly requested. 

Community Listening Sessions Held February 1-3, 2024

Our first round of in-person discussions, the Community Listening Sessions took place February 1, 2, and 3 at Madison College. These conversations were just the beginning of our work. Stay tuned for followup from these sessions, next steps and future engagement opportunities.

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs (WDMA) has received a grant for community outreach and education.

The Madison F35 Community Connection project is an attempt at building a stronger relationship between the Madison community and the 115th Fighter Wing at Madison’s Truax Field through education and engagement.

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An F-35A Lightning II aircraft piloted by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Koob arrives at Truax Field in Madison, Wisconsin Apr. 25, 2023. The aircraft was one of the first three F-35s to arrive on the base following the Air Force's decision to assign the fifth-generation fighters to the 115th Fighter Wing in April 2020. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Isabella Jansen)
One of three F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing arrives at Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, Wisconsin, Apr. 25, 2023.  The F-35s solidified the unit's status as the second ANG wing in the nation to receive the fifth-generation fighter, and marked the 9th primary aircraft flown by the 115th FW since its establishment in October 1948. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mary Greenwood)