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Airmen from Madison, Pardeeville and Portage, Wisconsin and St. Paul, Minnesota have been recognized as the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year — and one has received national recognition.
A team of Citizen Soldiers continues to work every day behind-the-scenes to ensure critical personal protective equipment (PPE) is received, repackaged, and distributed to entities in need across Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — Retired Maj. Gen. Albert Wilkening, Wisconsin’s adjutant general from 2002-07, passed away April 8 after a long fight with cancer.
MADISON, Wis. — More than 2,400 Citizen Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard mobilized to state active duty to serve as poll workers at polling stations across the state during Wisconsin’s April 7 election.
MILWAUKEE — Twenty-five Wisconsin National Guard troops are supporting a Milwaukee County isolation facility for Milwaukee’s homeless population as part of the state’s ongoing COVID-19 response efforts.
MADISON, Wis. - More than 2,400 Citizen Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard mobilized to state active duty Sunday and stand ready to serve as poll workers in Wisconsin's election, if needed.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 13-17 Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, and ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to take time this spring to talk about weather safety with their families. ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association also encourage everyone in the state to participate in a Virtual Tornado Drill at 1:45 p.m. on April 16.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Wisconsin National Guard dispatched a team April 5 to a senior living facility in Sheboygan to establish a mobile testing site and perform COVID-19 specimen collection.
MADISON, Wis. – In the course of two weeks, approximately 350 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have been activated to be prepared for missions in support of the state's response to COVID-19. As fear of the unprecedented state of the country has grown, rumors and speculation on the Guard’s role caused waves of uncertainty to ripple across Wisconsin in reflection of this new mobilization. However, the dual mission of the Wisconsin National Guard includes focusing on the safety of the nation as well as the safety of individuals who Soldiers and Airmen call colleagues, neighbors, and friends.
The Wisconsin National Guard assumed two new missions this week as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.