Headquarters Location: Fort McCoy
Commander: Col. Paul Gapinski | Senior Enlisted: Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Boehlke
The 426th Regiment (RTI) Regional Training Institute is the Wisconsin National Guard’s educational institution, providing a professional learning environment, quality instruction and training support. Through the Wisconsin Military Academy, housed at Fort McCoy, the 426th trains future leaders through its Officers Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School. It also provides technical education for the basic field artillery Military Occupational Specialty qualifications and field artillery noncommissioned officer education system, as well as truck driving, combat lifesaving and other courses. The 426th has an assigned strength of more than 115 Soldiers.