Madison F35 Community Connection


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)