MG Cray says “a vote of no” shows support for the Guard
By Elizabeth Gribkoff and Mike Dougherty
February 9, 2018
Vermont National Guard officials spoke out on Friday against a ballot measure that will allow Burlington voters to signal opposition to basing F-35 fighter jets at the Burlington International Airport.
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray, Vermont’s adjutant general, said at a press conference that the question “misleads the voter into thinking they are supporting the Air Guard.”
The ballot item, which asks voters if they want the City Council to request the cancellation of the planned basing, has been a point of contention.[FULL ARTICLE]