Officials in Chittenden County are weighing the economic benefits of the
National Guard’s proposed plan to bring F-35 fighter jets to Burlington
International Airport, while raising concerns about noise
and government transparency.
The head of the
Vermont National Guard is remaining tight-lipped on his nomination to a senior
military position. Major General Michael
Dubie is President Obama’s pick to be the deputy Commander of Northern Command, based in Colorado Springs.
Adjutant General Michael Dubie has been
nominated as the deputy commander of the United States Northern Command, the
military’s unified command in charge of protecting U.S. territory and providing military support for civil
authorities in the event of a national emergency.