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  • Northern Lightning: Over 250 Airman to Train at Volk Field Wis.

    Airmen, aircraft and support equipment from the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, began departing on August 3rd to train at the Volk Field Air National Guard base, Wis.
  • Volk Field evolves to continue legacy of service dating to 1888

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – As 2019 draws to a close, so too does Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center’s (CRTC) commemoration of its 65th year as an airbase. But Volk Field and the military reservation that surrounds it dates back to 1888 when the Wisconsin National Guard first took ownership of the land that today houses one of the premier training
  • Volk Field evolves to continue legacy of service dating to 1888

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – As 2019 draws to a close, so too does Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center’s (CRTC) commemoration of its 65th year as an airbase. But Volk Field and the military reservation that surrounds it dates back to 1888 when the Wisconsin National Guard first took ownership of the land that today houses one of the premier training
  • MAG-13 makes history: 1,600 mile HF shot

    Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 13 effectively communicated with air station assets throughout southern California utilizing organic equipment from exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Counter Land Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis., August 16.
  • Volk Field hosts ammo training competition

    Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center once again demonstrated its value as a premiere training destination for America’s Airmen during an innovative two-week competition in June.Two Wisconsin National Guard Airmen recognized a training need within the Air National Guard ammo community — and they, along with countless others, found a
  • Family tradition: Father, son deploy together over Father’s Day

    Deployment involves sacrifice. Military members often say goodbye to loved ones only to miss holidays, birthdays, first steps, graduations, and other important milestones in the lives of friends and family back home. However, sometimes military members have one less goodbye to make and deploy alongside their family, making the sting of separation a bit easier to bear.
  • Volk Field offers valuable crash, recovery training

    The unthinkable happens. An aircraft goes down, there’s panic, there’s chaos and there’s destruction. The Crash Damage or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team is one of the specialized, highly trained teams that would respond to this type of situation. To ensure team members are up to the task, the Volk Field Air National Guard base recently
  • 114th Fighter Wing participates in Northern Lightning

    Airmen of the 114th Fighter Wing participated in Exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, May 1-12. What started as an annual exercise with viper aircraft from around the Midwest, has grown into an air combat exercise involving around 1,500 service members from the Air Force, Navy, Marines and National Guard across the country.
  • Wisconsin Air Guard unit heads to Southwest Asia

    Gov. Scott Walker and senior Wisconsin National Guard leaders joined families and friends in bidding farewell to approximately 110 Airmen of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th Air Control Squadron (ACS) during a sendoff ceremony Friday (May 12).The unit, which manages military air traffic, will serve for several months at an undisclosed
  • National Guard chief visits Northern Lightning exercise at Volk Field

    Gen. Joseph Lengyel, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was in Wisconsin last week (May 5) to observe Northern Lightning, an annual counterland joint training exercise involving active duty and National Guard units.“One of my top priorities is to provide governors and the Army and Air Force ready
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