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Sept. 21, 2022

Volk Field Hosts National Competition

The U.S. Air Force’s eight most accomplished munitions teams from around the world converged here late last month for the third annual Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP). The 31st Munitions team from Aviano Air Base, representing U.S. Air Forces in Europe Command, load 500-pound inert Mk-82 bomb bodies onto an MHU-110 munitions

July 14, 2022

Wisconsin National Guard Medic Aids Injured Motorcyclist

WAUKESHA, Wis. - A Wisconsin National Guard medic on his way home from drill sprang into action to assist a motorist injured in a traffic accident.  After drill in Racine July 10, newly promoted Spc. Tyler Lechner of Company C, 132nd Brigade Support Battalion, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, was stopped at a four-way intersection in Waukesha

April 27, 2022

Truax Field begins PFAS remedial investigation

This week the Air National Guard will conclude part one of the remedial investigation into the presence of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances at Truax Field. The investigation marks the second major step in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act process. Under a contract with EA

April 27, 2022

Wisconsin Guard Develops Partnership With Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – The fledgling partnership between Papua New Guinea and the Wisconsin National Guard has already proven to be rich in opportunities for initiatives in COVID-19 response, medical services and women’s health. Representatives from the Wisconsin National Guard traveled to Papua New Guinea in March to strengthen their

March 22, 2022

Groundbreaking Wisconsin National Guard leader retiring

MADISON, Wis. – A 36-year military career filled with firsts will end when Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews — the first female Native American general officer in the Army National Guard — retires from her position as Wisconsin’s deputy adjutant general for Army. “As much as I absolutely love my job, the Soldiers and families I work for and with, we have so

Feb. 15, 2022

Papua New Guinea military leaders visit Wisconsin Guard

MADISON, Wis. – Despite the many disruptions and plans canceled because of COVID-19, in-person exchanges between the Wisconsin National Guard and the Papua New Guinea Defense Force remain on track as the partnership between the two entities continues to grow. Three military leaders from the Papua New Guinea Defense Force arrived in Wisconsin Feb. 3

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