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  • NAVCENT MAST Detachments Participate in Patriot 21 Exercise

    Reserve Sailors attached to Navy Central Command Mobile Ashore Support Team (NAVCENT MAST) Detachments A and B from Austin, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, participated in the Patriot 21 exercise at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center on Camp Douglas, June 8-19.Patriot 21 is an annual

  • 152nd CES firefighters train at Volk Field in Wisconsin

    VOLK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Wis. – Fire protection specialists with the Nevada Air National Guard's 152nd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in multiple firefighting training exercises June 7-9. "We've been able to get lots of hands-on experience by being able to pull wet hose lines, spray

  • PATRIOT 21 exercise underway at Volk Field

    VOLK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Wis. – About 1,000 people are participating in PATRIOT 21, a domestic operations (DOMOPS) training exercise sponsored by the National Guard Bureau at Fort McCoy and Volk Field Air National Guard Base June 14–17. PATRIOT is an annual exercise focused on local,

  • Northern Thaw exercise concludes at Volk Field

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center, known for lighting up the skies with the annual Northern Lightning exercise, hosted multiple units from around the country for the two-week Northern Thaw exercise ended April 2. The total force exercise provided tailored,

  • Northern Thaw exercise concludes at Volk Field

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center, known for lighting up the skies with the annual Northern Lightning exercise, hosted multiple units from around the country for the two-week Northern Thaw exercise ended April 2. The total force exercise provided tailored,

  • One Huey—Two Intersecting Lives

    During the Vietnam War, over 7,000 of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois, nicknamed the "Huey," participated in various actions and roles, earning the title of "workhorse" and becoming an iconic symbol of the conflict. Equally as memorable and vital to our collective understanding of this era in American

  • Annual Northern Lightning exercise returns to Volk Field

    CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. — Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center is hosting approximately 50 aircraft and nearly 1,000 members of the National Guard, Air Force, Army, and Navy as part of the annual Northern Lightning Counterland training exercise. Units from California, Idaho, Minnesota, New York,