Jul 11, 2013 — Two communities near the Burlington Airport are voting on the F-35 this week. On Monday, South Burlington approved the plane. But the Winooski City Council voted unanimously against basing the F-35 at the airport. Go to full article
Jul 09, 2013 — Last night the South Burlington City Council changed their mind on the F-35. The council voted three to two in support of basing the fighter jet at the Burlington airport. The long meeting was filled with passionate testimony -- and ended in a dramatic vote. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2013 — There's controversy about the Obama Administration's use of drones, or unmanned military aircraft, to kill alleged terrorists. Critics have said the attacks violate international law, and have also killed many civilians.
The drones that fly over Afghanistan are often piloted by people sitting in Syracuse.
And there are local privacy concerns about these drones as well. Those pilots train by flying high over the North Country and the Adirondacks. They may watch bridges or buildings, even follow cars, without anyone knowing they're being watched.
David Sommerstein's story about the fuzzy line between military preparation and an unwelcome eye in the sky first aired in January, 2013. Go to full article
Colton, NY, Jun 07, 2013 — The Colton Museum will remember World War II history tonight with an evening of music and stories from the 1940's. Local historians collected remembrances from Colton... Go to full article
May 06, 2013 — It's a busy time for Fort Drum, near Watertown. Even as the country prepares to leave Afghanistan, the Army post has parts of two brigades deployed. Its aviation unit is... Go to full article
Fort Drum, NY, Dec 14, 2012 — Fort Drum's 2nd Brigade Combat Team is getting ready for for a January deployment to eastern Afghanistan. The deployment marks a shift for troops, from combat to advising and... Go to full article
Burlington, VT, Nov 28, 2012 — The F-35, the Air Force's new fighter jet, may be coming to the Burlington airport. People are worried about noise from the plane, but there's also another concern: public... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Nov 09, 2012 — Veterans Day is this Sunday - a time to honor the service of all U.S. military veterans. A Potsdam woman traveled to a small village in France to retrace her father's... Go to full article