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LVIV OBLAST, Ukraine — Approximately 160 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers arrived in Ukraine last month and assumed responsibility of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine.
MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin National Guard Soldier was buried in his final resting place Sunday, Sept. 29 in Monona more than 75 years after his death in New Guinea during World War II.
MADISON, Wis. — The Red Arrow patch worn today by the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team is a symbol memorialized throughout Wisconsin in parks and as the name of State Highway 32.
MADISON, Wis. — The National Guard celebrates its 382nd birthday today as a vibrant and unique organization of Citizen-Soldiers who shoulder dual missions as the combat reserve to the U.S. Army and Air Force and as the first military responder at home in times of local and state emergency.
“This is a day of celebration.”Those were among the first words Maj. Gen. William Haan, commander of the 32nd Division, wrote to his wife Margaret the evening of Nov. 11, 1918, hours after the armistice ending “the war to end all wars” took effect.
A small-town Wisconsin banker emerged as an unlikely hero in the largest battle in American history. But 100 years ago this fall, Cpl. Jerry J. Jerabek, a Wisconsin National Guardsman from Algoma, did just that during the Meuse-Argonne campaign — the final battle of World War I.
Monroe’s Company H, 127th Infantry and 25,000 Soldiers of the battle-hardened 32nd Division deployed to the Meuse-Argonne front 100 years ago this week for World War I’s final battle.
FERE-EN-TARDENOIS, France — National Guard Soldiers from across the country traveled to Europe recently for the U.S. Army’s World War I centennial commemoration staff ride to learn their unit history, as well as the origin of the National Guard as the U.S. Army’s primary combat reserve.
Two women serving as Army nurses in World War I were part of a long journey resulting in the opportunity for women today to serve in every duty position in the Wisconsin National Guard.
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Army National Guard’s largest current unit emerged 50 years ago from a massive Army-wide reorganization that concluded an historic era and enhanced the Guard’s ability to respond today both home and abroad.