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Wisconsin National Guard Airmen hone combat lifesaving skills
May 9, 2024
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 a simulated 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.

Connecticut Air Guard Unit Tests Battle Management System
March 21, 2024
Connecticut Air National Guard Master Sgt. Jonathan Wolff, an expeditionary warfighting communications Airman assigned to the 103rd Air Control Squadron, or 103rd ACS, cranks the handle of an antenna mast, part of the Tactical Operations Center - Light, or TOC-L, at Camp Nett, Niantic, Connecticut, March 5, 2024. Airmen from the 103rd ACS are testing the TOC-L system for the U.S. Air Force.

Air National Guard Director Visits Wisconsin Air Guard
March 6, 2024
Senior Airman Margaret A. Miller receives a coin from Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, at the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 3, 2024. Miller is a part of the 128th ARW medical group and was recognized for exceptional personnel processing that ensured maximum Airmen readiness across the wing.

Wisconsin Guard Security Forces Conduct Augmentee Training
December 8, 2023
Members of the 128th Air Refueling Wing Security Forces Squadron practice combatives as part of augmentee training Nov. 9, 2023, at the Wisconsin Air National Guard base in Milwaukee. The augmentee training program, an essential component of the squadron's operations, prepares selected members to step into specialized roles during heightened security or crisis.

Couple Enlist Together in Wisconsin Air National Guard
December 8, 2023
Steven Krueger and Paola Astudillo, husband and wife, enlisted in the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing during a joint enlistment ceremony at Truax Field in Madison, Wisconsin, Nov. 22, 2023. Krueger, a prior Army Reservist and 115th Fighter Wing Airman, joined his wife for her first oath of enlistment after which his father, retired U.S. Army Col. Roy Krueger, administered his son's third.

Wisconsin Air Guard Unit Masters New Air Control Tactics
August 10, 2023
Members of the 128th Air Control Squadron of the Wisconsin Air National Guard achieved a training first by convoying more than 500 miles from Volk Field, Wis., to Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich., July 8, 2023, to train on new forward operating location tactics and equipment. This two-week training improved unit readiness.

128th Air Refueling Wing Supports Air Defender 2023 Exercise
June 12, 2023
U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 127th Wing, Michigan National Guard, fly in formation behind a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin National Guard, June 5, 2023. Exercise Air Defender integrates U.S. and allied air-power to defend shared values, while leveraging and strengthening vital partnerships to deter aggression around the world.

Wisconsin Air National Guard Receives F-35s
April 28, 2023
One of the first F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing arrives at Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, Wisconsin, Apr. 25, 2023. The 115th FW is the second ANG wing in the nation to receive the fifth-generation fighter.

Wisconsin Air Guard Meeting Deployment Challenges in Guam
February 27, 2023
Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, third from left, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, and Capt. Mark Gerasimov, Knapp’s aide de camp, second from right, with deployed members of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th Air Refueling Wing at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam Feb. 3, 2023. The deployed Airmen are supporting the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Group, which provides the aerial refueling and airlift capabilities that support critical U.S. Indo-Pacific Command missions.

Wisconsin Air Guard Firefighter Earns National Honors
February 22, 2023
Air Force Master Sgt. Colin Pierce, the assistant fire chief of training at the 115th Fire and Emergency Services flight, Truax Field, Madison, Wis., trains Airman Kody Cummings, a fire prevention specialist with the 115th, on the functions of an aircraft rescue firefighting truck Feb. 2, 2023. Pierce is the 2022 Air National Guard Military Fire Officer of the Year.

115th Fighter Wing Celebrates end of F-16 era at Truax Field
October 6, 2022
An F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing flies over Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin, during a ceremony commemorating the departure of the unit's last F-16 on Oct. 5, 2022. The F-16 will be replaced by the F-35 Lightning II aircraft in the spring.

128th Air Control Squadron Trains for Near-Peer Competitors
August 2, 2022
Airman 1st Class James Iwen, a cyber transport specialist with the 128th Air Control Squadron, assists with assembling an antenna during the squadron's annual training at Volk Field, Wis., July 18, 2022.

Idaho Air National Guard Airmen Begin Agile Rage Exercise
June 6, 2022
Members from the 124th Fighter Wing, Idaho Air National Guard, travel aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from the 105th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard, en route to Alpena, Michigan, June 4, 2022. This effort is in support of Agile Rage 22 exercise.

Audacious Warrior EOD exercise boosts joint service ties
May 24, 2022
Staff Sgt. Brian Goergen, an explosives ordnance disposal technician from the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom ARB, Ind., uncovers potential explosives during a training event May 18, 2022, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Airmen, Marines and Soldiers from a range of units and career fields participated in the Audacious Warrior exercise with participation.

Wisconsin Airmen complete air combat training in Key West
May 20, 2022
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing lands at Naval Air Station Key West May 12, 2022. Approximately 150 Airmen from the 115th FW and its co-located active-duty counterpart, the 378th Fighter Squadron, were at NAS Key West participating in dissimilar air combat training with the U.S. Navy, Arizona Air National Guard and Royal Netherlands Air Force.

Chaplain for 115th Fighter Wing earns national recognition
April 22, 2022
Lt. Col. Derek Wolter, 115th Fighter Wing chaplain, received the 2021 Samuel Stone Award as the Air National Guard’s chaplain of the year.

Airmen lead way in F-35 transition for 115th Fighter Wing
April 19, 2022
An F-35 Lightning II Aircraft assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Burlington Air National Guard Base, Vermont, takes off April 13, 2022, from Burlington International Airport, Vermont. The Vermont Air National Guard was the first unit of the Air National Guard to receive the fifth-generation fighter and Madison's 115th Fighter Wing is scheduled to be the second with the arrival of its first F-35 in the spring of 2023.

Wisconsin Air Guard unit deploying for Inherent Resolve
April 6, 2022
Chief Master Sgt. Meredith Conn, the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s state command chief, addresses about 90 members of the 128th Air Control Squadron during a formal send-off ceremony March 29, 2022, at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center. The squadron will deploy for six months in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and the Combined Defense of the Arabian Peninsula, providing air surveillance, aircraft tracking and overall command and control of coalition tactical aircraft operations.

Barnestormers complete joint aircraft recovery training
April 4, 2022
Nearly 50 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members from the 104th Fighter Wing, 158th Fighter Wing and 439th Air Mobility Wing completed a joint hands-on Crash, Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery training at Barnes Air National Guard base, Massachusetts, April 3, 2022.

115th SFS trains on jungle, water survival skills in Hawaii
February 4, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard Airmen assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron in Madison, Wisconsin, participate in water survival training off Honolulu Jan. 12, 2022. Forming a chain and counting off one-by-one ensured all members were accounted for before they swam together to a nearby life-raft.