158th Fighter Wing Conducts Night Operations Sept. 11 – 21, 2018

Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont  – The 134th Fighter Squadron of the Vermont Air National Guard will conduct flight operations during hours of darkness from Tuesday, Sept. 11th through Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

Area residents may see and hear F-16C aircraft taking off and landing during this time, all operations will be completed before 10:30 p.m.

“Night operations provide critical readiness training for the Green Mountain Boys,” said Lt. Col. Nathaniel Smith, 134th Fighter Squadron Director of Operations, “we are ready to fly 24/7, and we appreciate the support of the community in understanding our demanding mission requirements.”

As part of their overall readiness training, 158th Fighter Wing pilots and maintenance personnel are required to conduct night operations.

For more information, please contact 158th Fighter Wing Public Affairs, 802 660 5379 / usaf.vt.158-fw.mbx.public-affairs@mail.mil

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