Jets performing annual exercises
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Northern Lightning exercises will run through Aug. 23, and include about 20 active duty units from the Air Force, National Guard, Navy, and Marine Corps.
The tactical-level training tries to replicate today’s air battle space. Some of the military planes used in the training include the F-35, F-22, F-16, EA-18 and C-130.
The area will see an increase in aircraft activity in the following counties: Adams, Brown, Calumet, Clark, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Jackson, Juneau, Marathon, Marquette, Monroe, Outagamie, Portage, Sauk, Sheboygan, Trempealeau, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood.