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Wisconsin Guard Fights Elements in Urban Operations Training
January 26, 2024
Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, approach the High Risk Entry Facility Jan. 17 at Volk Field, Wis., during urban warfare training.

Ohio Air Guard Fighter Wing Trains at Volk Field
August 8, 2023
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Stephen Boehme, assigned to the Ohio Air National Guard 180th Fighter Wing, directs an F-16 Fighting Falcon to Volk Field on Camp Douglas, Wis., during Exercise Northern Lightning, Aug. 7, 2023.

Alaska Air Guard Demonstrates ACE Readiness
April 17, 2023
Master Sgt. Kyle Coffman of the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, loads equipment into the cargo bay of a C-17 Globemaster III, preparing to leave for a flyaway readiness exercise with the 168th Wing at Volk Field, Wisconsin, April 1, 2023. The multiday exercise focused on the Air Force’s priority of Agile Combat Employment.

Annual Northern Lightning Exercise Returns to Volk Field
August 5, 2022
A variety of the world’s most advanced aircraft will assemble at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center in Wisconsin for the joint-accredited exercise Northern Lightning Aug. 8-19, 2022.

Northern Thaw exercise concludes at Volk Field
April 15, 2021
An F-35A assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, takes off for an exercise during Northern Thaw at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, April 1, 2021.The two-week Northern Thaw exercise was a total force exercise providing tailored, cost-effective, tactical level, high-end combat training.

Pease Airmen first to execute coronets with KC-46A Pegasus
September 15, 2020
From left, Capt. Erik Earle, Capt. Chris Schimmel, Maj. Matt Valentino, Master Sgt. Brett Peterson, Capt. Jordan Gauvin, Chief Master Sgt. Michael George and Maj. Leon Rice pose in front of a KC-46A Pegasus on Sept. 8, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Pease Airmen executed the first official transoceanic coronet ever accomplished with a Pegaus refueler, which began Sept. 9 and involved 16 aerial refuelings of five F/A-18 jets.

Northern Lightning exercise concludes at Volk Field
August 25, 2020
An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the Wisconsin National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing lands at Volk Field, Wisconsin, during the two-week Northern Lightning training exercise, which ended Aug. 21, 2020.

Annual Northern Lightning exercise returns to Volk Field
August 10, 2020
A variety of the world’s most advanced aircraft have assembled at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center in Wisconsin for the joint accredited exercise Northern Lightning 2 exercise Aug. 10-21.

Northern Lightning: Vermont Guard Airmen train in Wisconsin
August 5, 2020
Airmen assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, deploy to Volk Field, Wisconsin, for Operation Northern Lightning, Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vt., Aug. 3, 2020. A C-130 assigned to the 146th Airlift Wing, Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, California Air National Guard, flew the Green Mountain Boys to partake in a two-week exercise where they will train on combat operations involving the F-35A Lightning II.