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July 20, 2020

Wisconsin Guard, Papua New Guinea begin state partnership

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin National Guard was selected to begin a new state partnership with Papua New Guinea as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The Wisconsin National Guard maintains an existing state partnership with Nicaragua, which began in 2003. The State Partnership Program links individual states with armed forces

May 5, 2020

Wisconsin Guard conducts mobile testing around state

MADISON, Wis. – Eleven specimen collection teams from the Wisconsin National Guard are supporting state and local health departments to increase COVID-19 testing across Wisconsin. The teams, comprised of more than 300 Soldiers and Airmen, established mobile testing sites at correctional facilities and health clinics, private businesses and

April 20, 2020

Wisconsin Guard team testing inmates, staff at county prison

FRANKLIN, Wis. – Nearly 30 Wisconsin National Guard troops established a mobile COVID-19 testing site at the Milwaukee County House of Corrections to collect specimens from staff and inmates. Milwaukee County asked the Wisconsin National Guard to assist after multiple cases of the coronavirus were reported at the facility. Guard members reported to

April 11, 2020

Wisconsin Guard getting critical equipment to the right places

MADISON, Wis. – A team of Citizen-Soldiers continues to work every day behind-the-scenes to ensure critical personal protective equipment (PPE) is received, repackaged, and distributed to entities in need across Wisconsin. Nearly 25 Soldiers are on duty in a warehouse supporting the Wisconsin Department of Health Services receiving PPE shipments,

April 2, 2020

Wisconsin National Guard Takes on New COVID-19 Missions

The Wisconsin National Guard is helping staff self-isolation facilities in Milwaukee and Madison and polling locations across the state for the April 7 election due to a shortage of volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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