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Eleven specimen collection teams from the Wisconsin National Guard are operating across Wisconsin supporting local health departments and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to increase the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Returning early from their Afghanistan deployment and still not quite home, approximately 150 Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment arrived safely at the Minnesota Air National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing.
WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Multiple Wisconsin National Guard teams are on site at the recently completed alternate care facility at Wisconsin’s State Fair Park to lend a helping hand.
Approximately 150 Soldiers from the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry returned safely to U.S. soil earlier this month after nearly seven months in Afghanistan.
MADISON, Wis. — Maj. Gen. Paul E. Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, announced today that Brig. Gen. David W. May will assume the role of Wisconsin’s deputy adjutant general for Air.
Approximately 225 additional Citizen Soldiers and Airmen mobilized Sunday to establish additional specimen collection teams in support of Wisconsin’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKLIN, Wis. — A team of nearly 30 Wisconsin National Guard troops was sent Saturday to the Milwaukee County House of Corrections in Franklin to establish a mobile COVID-19 testing site to collect specimens from staff and inmates there.
MADISON, Wis. — With severe weather season underway in Wisconsin, it’s essential that people reevaluate their planning and anticipate the effects COVID-19 could have on where they take shelter. While it is important to practice good social distancing, ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to make sure that doesn’t prevent them from seeking safety during a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning.
MADISON, Wis. — As the state has moved to a virtual response to COVID-19 along with the rest of the country, Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) has adapted as well. Several staff members have transitioned out of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to work from the safety of their homes.
MADISON, Wis. — The United States Air Force announced today that the 115th Fighter Wing, Truax Field Air National Guard Base, will receive the F-35A Lightning II aircraft. After a three-year process, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett signed the record of decision selecting the 115th Fighter Wing as the next location to receive a fleet of F-35A Lightning II aircraft to replace its aging F-16 jets.