Vermont Air National Guard


The U.S. Air Force has released a revised draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed siting of the F-35 fighter jet at the Burlington Air National Guard Base. While there are some changes to the document, it doesn’t appear to have diminished the debate over the mission.

A Vermont Air National Guard general says he is seeking the office of state adjutant general, the top National Guard position in the state.

Brigadier General Steven Cray of Essex Junction announced his candidacy Friday.

In Vermont the adjutant general is chosen by a secret vote of the Legislature for a two-year term. The vote is Feb. 21.

Cray would succeed Major General Thomas Drew, who assumed the job last summer after former Adjutant General Michael Dubie resigned. Drew is not seeking a full term.