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  • New Air National Guard Exercise Tests Agility in Michigan

    ALPENA, Mich. – Air National Guard Airmen and aircraft from around the country are conducting the first Air National Guard Readiness Exercise Program event, Agile Rage 22. This exercise is hosted by the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, part of the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in

  • Wisconsin Guard, civilian partners practice crisis response

    MADISON, Wis. – Airmen and Soldiers of the Wisconsin Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package practiced crisis response procedures with civilian and military partners May 14.The Wisconsin National Guard CERF-P partnered with the 104th Aviation Unit out of Madison and

  • Wisconsin National Guard wraps up nursing care support

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – After more than three months, Wisconsin National Guard members’ mission to help as nursing assistants at state health care facilities is winding down.Senior Wisconsin National Guard leaders and officials from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services traveled to several health

  • Wisconsin National Guard CST trains with first responders

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin National Guard’s 54th Civil Support Team (CST) completed a collective lanes training exercise last week in Madison and DeForest organized by evaluators from U.S. Army North.The Madison-based CST is the state’s full-time response team for emergencies or terrorist events

  • Wisconsin Guard highlights 2-year COVID response mission

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs took a few minutes March 10 to commemorate its two-year effort supporting the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.“It’s not ‘mission complete,’ but we’re getting close,” said Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general and the

  • 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

  • Minnesota National Guard fills gap amid COVID-19 surge

    COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. – The Minnesota National Guard is supporting new COVID-19 community testing sites in Cottage Grove, Anoka and North Branch.The Minnesota National Guard now has approximately 200 service members assisting with COVID-19 testing at nine community sites across the state. Since

  • Wisconsin Guard aids hospitals, nursing homes with COVID

    MADISON, Wisconsin – Wisconsin National Guard members will train as certified nursing assistants to support hospitals and nursing homes facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Tony Evers announced Jan. 13.To free up capacity at hospitals, staffing relief will allow skilled nursing facilities to open

  • Wisconsin National Guard supports COVID testing, vaccination

    MADISON, Wis. – More than 20 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin National Guard continues to fulfill a variety of roles for the state.Approximately 500 Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen are assisting communities with COVID-19 testing and vaccinations and helping manage the state’s vaccine

  • Wisconsin National Guard supports Operation Allies Welcome

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Wisconsin National Guard troops continue to welcome Afghan evacuees and Special Immigrant Visa holders arriving in the United States. Airfield managers, refuelers, and security forces personnel from the Wisconsin National Guard's Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center have