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MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Air National Guard helped a national recruiting promotion reach new heights during the annual Summerfest music festival.Members of the Milwaukee-based 128th Air Refueling Wing, the Madison, Wisconsin-based 115th Fighter Wing and Joint Force Headquarters, and Volk Field Air National Guard Base joined associates from the Marketing Werks Company marketing team to staff the Air National Guard Mobile Experience display June 25-28 at Henry Maier Festival Park. Their help was doubtless needed, as 1,376 registered visitors attended the display — shattering the previous record of 1,093 registered visitors.
MILWAUKEE — On their weekend off, Airmen with the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 128th Air Refueling Wing, the 115th Fighter Wing and Volk Field brought their spouses to downtown Milwaukee at an off-site retreat to conduct important training. Their mission: spend quality time with each other, enjoy the city, and laugh their way to a better marriage."Our greatest resource that the Air Force has is our members," said Lt. Col. Matthew Friese, the head chaplain with the 128th Air Refueling Wing. "You can have the best equipment in the world, but if you don't have the best trained and prepared Airmen, the best equipment doesn't matter."Airmen with the 128th Air Refueling Wing Religious Support Team facilitated a Strong Bonds event to build individual and family resiliency through relationship education at the DoubleTree Hotel in Milwaukee Jan. 23-25.