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Wisconsin National Guard Medic Aids Injured Motorcyclist
July 14, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard Spc. Tyler Lechner of Company C, 132nd Brigade Support Battalion, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, came to the aid of a motorcyclist injured in a collision in Waukesha, Wis., July 10, 2022. Lechner was on his way home from drill when he witnessed the accident.

National Guard Demonstrates Capabilities During African Lion
July 7, 2022
Key leadership from the Idaho National Guard and several other U.S. states joined partner nations in Morocco June 30, 2022, to see the capabilities of multinational armies working together in a combined arms live-fire mission. During the exercise, Soldiers from Idaho's 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment fired M795 high explosive rounds from the M109A6 howitzers as Soldiers with the Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin Army National Guard, a Marine Corps Reserve unit based in California and active-duty Soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, provided ground cover.

Historic Highway Landing Advances Agile Combat Employment
June 30, 2022
An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 107th Fighter Squadron, 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, lands and takes off from a highway during Northern Agility-1 22 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan June 29, 2022.

105th Cavalry Seizes Opportunity to Train on Tow Missiles
June 27, 2022
Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry Regiment, fire a Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided anti-tank missile during training June 10, 2022, at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Idaho National Guard Participates in African Lion Exercise
June 27, 2022
Approximately 80 Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment and counterparts from California, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin are training with the Royal Moroccan Army in the northern Sahara Desert as part of African Lion ’22.

New Air National Guard Exercise Tests Agility in Michigan
June 7, 2022
A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 127th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., performs Agile Combat Employment training while marshaling an A-10 Thunderbolt II in an Integrated Combat Turn during Agile Rage 22, June 7, 2022.

Minnesota Guard Soldier, NCO are regional Best Warriors
May 17, 2022
Sgt. Josiah Bell of Rochester, Minnesota, an infantryman with the Wisconsin National Guard’s B Company, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, scales a rope in the obstacle course event during the Region IV Best Warrior Competition at Camp Ripley, Minnesota, May 13, 2022. The annual competition tests the military skills, physical strength and endurance of the top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio National Guard.

Wisconsin Guard, civilian partners practice crisis response
May 16, 2022
The Wisconsin Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package practiced crisis response with civilian partners May 14, 2022, at the Fox Valley Technical College, Public Safety Training Center, Appleton, Wisconsin. The exercise included setting up a medical field site, searching and rescuing casualties and hoisting them via helicopter for treatment.

Wisconsin National Guard wraps up nursing care support
April 29, 2022
Brig. Gen. Tim Covington, the Wisconsin National Guard’s deputy adjutant general for civil support, presents a coin to 2nd Lt. Jonathon Jennings for his leadership as a platoon leader of Wisconsin National Guard nursing assistants supporting health care facilities during a ceremony at the Mayo Clinic in La Crosse April 26, 2022. The Wisconsin National Guard is winding down its nursing assistant support mission around the state.

Wisconsin Guard Develops Partnership With Papua New Guinea
April 27, 2022
Wisconsin Army National Guard Spc. Samantha Struck demonstrates how to insert an IV during a medical class with the Papua New Guinea Defense Force at Taurama Barracks, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in March 2022 through the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program.

Groundbreaking Wisconsin National Guard leader retiring
March 22, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews receives a ceremonial blanket as a sign of respect and honor after speaking at the 40th Annual Descendants of Red Arrow Veterans Day Pow-Wow Nov. 11, 2017. The Volk Field ceremony honored 28 Native Americans who served in the Wisconsin National Guard’s Company D, 128th Infantry, 32nd Division, during World War I.

Wisconsin squad leader training focuses on diversity, people
March 17, 2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Patrouille, the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s senior enlisted leader, engages with noncommissioned officers taking part in the first Squad Leader Training event at Volk Field, Wisconsin, March 13, 2022.

Wisconsin National Guard CST trains with first responders
March 16, 2022
Members of the Wisconsin National Guard’s 54th Civil Support Team conduct decontamination procedures during a collective lanes training exercise in Madison, Wis., March 8, 2022. The Madison-based CST is the state’s full-time response team for emergencies or terrorist events that involve weapons of mass destruction, toxic industrial chemicals or natural disasters.

Wisconsin Guard highlights 2-year COVID response mission
March 14, 2022
Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, speaks during a March 10 ceremony at Joint Force Headquarters in Madison, Wis., commemorating the two-year COVID-19 response. The pandemic accounts for the longest continuous active domestic response by the Wisconsin National Guard and Wisconsin Emergency Management.

Papua New Guinea military leaders visit Wisconsin Guard
February 15, 2022
Military leaders from Papua New Guinea speak with Wisconsin National Guard leaders from the 115th Fighter Wing Feb. 5, 2022, in Madison, Wis., during a historic first visit to Wisconsin through the State Partnership Program. The program links individual states with armed forces of partner nations  to forge lasting cooperation, friendship and mutually beneficial relationships.

More Wisconsin Guard members work as nursing assistants
February 4, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard troops train on proper hand-washing techniques at Madison College in Madison, Wis., Jan. 20, 2022. The Wisconsin National Guard partnered with Madison College to train approximately 200 troops to assist health care facilities as they battle staffing shortages and capacity challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wisconsin Guard conducts ‘Winter Strike’ forward observation
February 2, 2022
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews, assistant adjutant general for the Wisconsin Army National Guard, conducts a battlefield circulation with the Fire Support Team, 1st Battalion, 120th Field Artillery Regiment, during Northern Strike 22-1 (“Winter Strike”) at the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in Grayling, Mich., Jan. 27, 2022.

Wisconsin Guard medical unit returns from Mideast deployment
January 31, 2022
Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews, Wisconsin deputy adjutant general for Army, addresses more than 50 members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 135th Medical Company at Fort Hood, Texas. The unit returned to the United States from a deployment to multiple locations in the Middle East.

Wisconsin Guard trains in cold at Michigan’s Winter Strike
January 25, 2022
Mechanics from Foxtrot Company, 132nd Forward Support Company, attached to 1st Battalion, 120th Field Artillery Regiment, Wisconsin National Guard, prepare vehicles for extreme cold weather training during exercise Northern Strike 22-1/"Winter Strike," Jan. 22, 2022. The exercise is bringing together hundreds of military personnel from several states and partner forces Jan. 21-30 at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in northern Michigan, which comprise the National All-Domain Warfighting Center.

Minnesota National Guard fills gap amid COVID-19 surge
January 18, 2022
Minnesota National Guard Staff Sgt. John O'Donnell,148th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, provides COVID-19 testing support at a community-based testing site at the Hibbing, Minnesota, armory December 20, 2021.  The Minnesota National Guard is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Health to staff COVID-19 testing sites across Minnesota.