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VOLK FIELD, Wis. — The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th Air Control Squadron (ACS) unveiled a state-of-the-art tactical operations center that not only better prepares its Airmen for a deployed environment, but also offers an improved training environment for joint exercises such as Northern Lightning, during a ribbon-cutting and open house April 18.
Thousands of school children from across Wisconsin learned about severe weather and emergency preparedness after attending Weather Day at Miller Park April 17.
MADISON, Wis. — When disaster strikes a community — natural or man-made — the Wisconsin National Guard is there to support local authorities.
FORT MCCOY, Wis. — Battery C of the 1st Battalion, 120th Field Artillery — part of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team — completed training earlier this month that will allow the unit to be more precise with its munitions.
The Wisconsin State Assembly honored nearly 200 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen that served on the nation’s Southwest border April 9 with the Assembly’s Hometown Hero Award.
Soldiers and Airmen train on a regular basis to defend themselves and their units from an enemy assault. Positions can be fortified or concealed, vehicles can be up-armored, and roving patrols can scour the perimeter for enemy activity.
Two of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year are in contention to be named the Air National Guard Outstanding Airman in their category.
FORT MCCOY, Wis. — A select 22 Soldiers in the Wisconsin Army National Guard faced off in the 2019 State Best Warrior Competition April 4-7. Twelve noncommissioned officers and 10 Soldiers of the Wisconsin Army National Guard competed in the three-day state-level event for the opportunity to represent Wisconsin at the upcoming regional Best Warrior Competition in Michigan next month.
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Sexual assault is a crime and the Wisconsin National Guard treats it as such. There is no place for sexual assault in our ranks and its impact is like a cancer on unit morale and cohesion. Our program continues to show signs of trust, as victims report this crime to our Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and all such reports are treated in the same consistent manner. We support victims, we ensure due process, and we hold perpetrators to account.
FORT MCCOY, Wis. — Before the sun crested the horizon this morning, 22 Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers began a grueling three-day gauntlet known as the Best Warrior Competition. The demanding competition pits Soldiers from across the state against each other as well as the limits of their own endurance, taking the measure not only of their physical fitness but their skills in land navigation, Soldier tasks, military bearing and composure.