Location: Camp Douglas, Wis
Commander: Col. Matthew Eakins |
Senior Enlisted: Chief Master Sergeant Travis D. Skowronski
Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) is one of only four CRTCs in the United States. Volk Field does not have an assigned aircraft mission. Tenant units include the 128th Air Control Squadron (ACS) and the 126 Weather Flight (WF).
Utilizing the Total Force concept, the unit provides tailored, cost effective, and realistic combat training to all branches of the U.S. military. It is a full spectrum center with anti-access area denial specialties and maintains Wing-level fly in annual training capacities.
Volk Field CRTC is home to the internationally acclaimed Northern Lightning exercise. This annual event provides tactical level, joint Counterland training fighter exercise that emphasize full spectrum, high-end training with a focus on opposed air interdiction and close air support against highly integrated air defense systems.