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MADISON, Wis. — Approximately 60 members of the Wisconsin National Guard make up one of the Wisconsin National Guard’s more unique units – the 132nd Army Band.
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.
MADISON, Wis. — It is a long, if not well-known, Wisconsin tradition that the adjutant general assists the governor’s inauguration ceremony.
The Wisconsin National Guard's 132nd Army Band owns the reserve component of the 2014 Army Music Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers of the Year competition.Staff Sgt. Tyler Terrell took first place in the senior NCO category, Sgt. Brian Lydeen took first in the NCO category, and Spc. Micah Lancaster took first in the Soldier category."When the announcement was made, I couldn't believe it," said 1st Sgt. Deb Dahlman, the top enlisted member of the 132nd Army Band who selected Terrell, Lydeen and Lancaster for the competition. "I was so happy, I cried."
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin National Guard continued a tradition dating back to the 19th century by supporting the governor's Jan. 5 inauguration ceremony.In the closing days of 1881, Edwin Bryant, Wisconsin's adjutant general, ordered four companies — the Oshkosh Rifles, Fond du Lac Guard, South Side Turner Rifles, and the Burchard Guard — to rendezvous at Madison on Jan. 2, 1882 "for the purpose of being present at the inauguration of the governor and state officers elect."