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Red Arrow Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Medal Posthumously
December 4, 2023
Maj. Eric Van Hout, an administrative officer with the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ryan Johnson, battalion command sergeant major, present a Purple Heart medal to Mike Muthig, the grandson of World War I veteran Pvt. George Arts. Arts enlisted in the battalion’s Company I and was severely wounded Aug. 4, 1918, during the battalion’s assault on the town of Fismes.

Wisconsin ’Red Arrow’ Soldiers Complete XCTC
August 31, 2023
Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, and the 173rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, coordinate on a live-fire exercise featuring squad movements, reacting to simulated enemy contact and the use of a Bangalore torpedo explosive charge during eXportable Combat Training Center training July 27, 2023, at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Wisconsin Army Guard Soldiers Reflect on Africa Deployment
June 6, 2023
Command Sgt. Maj. Duane Weyer, the senior enlisted leader for the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, observes Sgt. 1st Class Heather Carr, CJTF-HOA surgeon cell senior enlisted leader

Wisconsin Guard Completes Multinational Training in Africa
July 13, 2022
Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery, fire their High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems in a live-fire exercise during African Lion 2022, at Cap Draa, Morocco, June 30, 2022. More than 7,500 participants from 28 nations and NATO trained together to enhance readiness.

Wisconsin Army Guard unit returns from Eastern Europe
April 19, 2022
Approximately 140 Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers from the 107th Maintenance Company arrived at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, April 16, 2022, following a nine-month deployment to Poland, Romania and Lithuania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Seven Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers, who serve in a company detachment at Camp Ripley, Minnesota, were also part of the deployment.

Wisconsin Guard augments Colorado Guard artillery deployment
January 4, 2022
High-mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) launchers from the Colorado Army National Guard move to their next training destination at Fort Bliss, Texas, Dec. 16, 2021. Ten Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers are deploying overseas with the Colorado National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 157th Field Artillery, in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

107th midway through Atlantic Resolve NATO deployment
December 8, 2021
A Soldier with the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 107th Maintenance Company demonstrates proper use of an M17 pistol to Polish troops during the unit’s mobilization to Eastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The 107th mobilized in May to provide area maintenance support across Poland, Romania and Lithuania.

Wisconsin Guard cyber team serving 1st federal deployment
September 7, 2021
Soldiers of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s Detachment 1, 176th Cyber Protection Team, with Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, following their external evaluation exercise prior to deploying. The team, which includes Soldiers from Minnesota, Illinois and Virginia, is in the midst of a mobilization to cyberspace operations in support of U.S. Cyber Command and Cyber National Mission Force requirements.

Wisconsin cavalry spur ride blends tough training, tradition
June 23, 2021
Soldiers in the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry, participate in a spur ride qualification course at Fort McCoy June 15, 2021. Participants demonstrated their proficiency in combat medical response, small arms and crew-served weapons, optics, cavalry history and an eight-mile ruck march.

Wisconsin Guard engineer unit keeps key Kuwait base running
October 21, 2020
The Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 924th Engineer Detachment is deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, functioning as the department of public works for the large base.

Despite pandemic, mission changes, 829th soldiers on overseas
August 19, 2020
Sgt. Douglas King of the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 829th Engineer Company assesses a road repair project in Afghanistan with a Romanian soldier in April 2020. Approximately 150 Soldiers from the 829th Engineer Company are deployed across the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

Wisconsin Guard endures desert training, COVID adjustments
August 18, 2020
Members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1158th Transportation Company at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., in early August 2020. The Soldiers supported the Minnesota Army National Guard’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, part of the 34th Division.

Soldier serves state and nation as judge and Guardsman
August 14, 2020
Family, friends and colleagues watch as Maj. Jack Melvin, senior defense counsel with the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 505th Trial Defense Team, is sworn in as the newest judge in Waukesha County Circuit Court Aug. 7, 2020.