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More than 1,500 troops mobilized or returned from deployment and hundreds served on state active duty in the wake of major storms. Some Wisconsin National Guardsmen earned lofty honors, and new commanders took the reins as the organization engaged with the community about potentially bringing F-35s to the state. All-in-all, 2019 was a momentous year for the Wisconsin National Guard, and a bright future awaits.
As 2019 draws to a close, so too does Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center’s (CRTC) commemoration of its 65th year as an air base. But Volk Field, and the military reservation that surrounds it dates back to 1888 when the Wisconsin National Guard first took ownership of the land that today houses one of the premier training facilities in America.
MAUSTON, Wis. — Over 100 cadets graduated as Class 43 from the Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy in front of family, friends, distinguished guests and academy staff Saturday, December 14 at Mauston High School.
MADISON, Wis. — The National Guard celebrates its 383rd birthday today as a vibrant organization of Citizen-Soldiers who shoulder dual missions as the combat reserve to the U.S. Army and Air Force and as the first military responder at home in times of local and state emergency.
Approximately 15 Soldiers from the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 924th Engineer Facilities Detachment will deploy to Kuwait this winter.
FORT MCCOY, Wis. — 105 Cadets from 38 counties will graduate from the Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy in a noon ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14 at Mauston High School.
The Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1967th Contingency Contracting Team is slated to deploy to the Horn of Africa this winter, where it will provide contracting support services to U.S. forces in the region.
LVIV OBLAST, Ukraine — Approximately 160 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers arrived in Ukraine last month and assumed responsibility of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine.
LVIV OBLAST, Ukraine — Approximately 160 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers arrived in Ukraine last month and assumed responsibility of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine.
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin National Guard leadership received a briefing Saturday (Dec. 7) from the National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations (OCI) on the results of an assessment of the organization’s sexual assault and harassment reporting procedures, investigation protocols, and accountability measures.