WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after the Air Force extended their comment period 30-days for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base, after requests from the Congressman.

“We thank John Henderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, for having a call with us today and answering our questions regarding the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base,” said Congressman Pocan.“We are very happy that the Air Force is extending the public comment period for another 30 days until November 1, giving Wisconsinites a chance to make their voice heard with this new information. We also hope they will reconsider conducting a take-off and landing test to more accurately assess the noise impact of the F-35s.

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