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Nearly 30 Soldiers from the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s Detachment 1, Company B, 248th Aviation, returned safely to U.S. soil Aug. 30 after a year-long deployment to the Middle East.
As they turn wrenches in Kuwait and Iraq, Wisconsin Army National Guard helicopter maintainers have also turned heads with their superior work.
More than a month after Hurricane Maria ravaged the Caribbean, dozens of Wisconsin National Guard troops remain on duty assisting the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker issued Executive Order 260 Oct. 23, authorizing Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, to call elements of the Wisconsin National Guard to state active duty as necessary to assist the Virgin Islands in response to an Emergency Management Assistance Compact request from the U.S. territory.
Gov. Scott Walker and senior Wisconsin National Guard leadership joined families, friends and community members at a formal sendoff ceremony Sept. 30 for nearly 30 Soldiers of Detachment one, Company B, 248th Aviation Support Battalion who will deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
Nearly 30 Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers will deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield this fall.