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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Matthew Vandermolen, explosive ordnance disposal technician with the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing, prepares to transport an injured patient during a tactical combat casualty care exercise April 18, 2024, at Volk Field Air National Guard Base near Camp Douglas, Wisconsin. The training exercise was part of a 40 hour Tactical Combat Casualty Care - Combat Life Savers Course administered by members of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Medical Group to Airmen within the wing who's career fields require advanced lifesaving skills. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)

Wisconsin Airmen hone combat lifesaving skills

Airmen assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing engaged in the Tactical Combat Casualty Care - Combat Life Savers Course (TCCC-CLS TIER-2) April 18 at Volk Field Air National Guard Base...
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We live and work in almost every Wisconsin community. We are small business owners, teachers, nurses, electricians, plumbers, college students, moms, dads, brothers, sisters, and more. We simultaneously stand ready to serve whenever our state or nation calls.
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Unique amongst the Armed Forces – the National Guard has a dual mission of serving Wisconsin and the nation. The National Guard is both the state’s first military responder during times of need and the primary combat reserve of the Army and Air Force.
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Whether responding to a flood, snowstorm, severe weather, or a pandemic here in own Wisconsin communities, or deploying to combat theaters overseas, your Wisconsin National Guard is unique among the Armed Forces in serving both the state and nation.
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The Wisconsin National Guard provides fully capable Citizen-Soldiers and Citizen-Airmen prepared to deploy anywhere, at any time, to support community, state and federal missions. Our federal mission is to provide trained units, Soldiers and Airmen to support our nation’s defense priorities both in the United States and around the world as directed by the President of the United States of America. Our community and state mission is to assist civil authorities protect life and property, as well as preserve peace, order and public safety during emergencies, as directed by the Governor of the State of Wisconsin.

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