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  • Volk Field to host Northern Lightning May 1-12

    Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center will host aircraft and personnel from multiple active duty Air Force, National Guard and Navy units as part of the annual Northern Lightning Counterland training exercise May 1-12.
  • Volk Field unveils new operations center during ribbon-cutting ceremony

    The Volk Field Air National Guard Base unveiled their newly renovated Counterland Operations Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony today.Leadership at the ceremony included Brig. Gen. Gary Ebben, Wisconsin’s deputy adjutant general for Air; Col. David May, Volk Field Air National Guard commander; and Col. Chad Milne, Wisconsin director of air
  • Wisconsin provides premiere joint training opportunity

    Active duty and guard service members and aircraft from across the nation participated in the 2016 Northern Lighting Exercise at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, Aug. 22-Sept. 2.The two-week exercise allowed more than 1,000 service members and both fourth and fifth generation aircraft an opportunity to train together. The F-16
  • Volk Field gains new commander

    Airmen, state leaders, family and friends attended the change of command ceremony at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, Aug. 13.After three and one-half years, Col. David W. Romuald relinquished command of Volk Field -- which includes the Combat Readiness Training Center, the 128th Air Control Squadron, and the 126th
  • Polish Air Force visits Volk Field

    Members of the Polish Air Force visited the 128th Air Control Squadron, Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, as a part of the State Partnership Program, June 6-17.The four service members spent their time observing large force exercises during the Northern Lightening exercise."They had a chance to interact and observe how our tactics,
  • Volk CDDAR exercise provides vital training opportunities

    Certification requirements are a vital part of the Air National Guard's training programs. Finding a location to meet those requirements can be somewhat of a challenge for Guard leadership.That is where the Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, comes into play. It is the location of the Combat Readiness Training Center, a training center
  • Unified efforts prepare civilian respondents, guard for emergencies

    Thirty-two military personnel and 23 civilians, all from the state of Wisconsin, joined together for three days of unified reception, staging, onward movement and integration training and exercises at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, Nov. 17-19.The three day training and exercise event was designed to test the knowledge
  • Wisconsin Guard members take part in national emergency response exercise

    Nearly 600 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were among more than 1,100 military personnel - as well as local, state and federal emergency responders from across the nation - to converge on the Wisconsin Air National Guard's Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center July 13-20 for the National Guard's PATRIOT 12 domestic response
  • Formal Memorial Ceremony for Volk Field Namesake 1st Lt. Jerome Volk

    More than 61 years after 1st Lt. Jerome Volk's F-80 Shooting Star fighter jet was shot down over the skies of North Korea, the Wisconsin Air National Guard base bearing his name held a formal memorial ceremony July 11 for his family and guests. "He was my stable friend. He meant a lot to me," said Don Volk, 85, Jerome's younger brother and next of
  • Check For Ticks!

    Tick season is ongoing and the potential for contracting a disease from them is hitting close to home.  Recently we had a Guard member assigned to Volk Field with a confirmed case of Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis from a tick bite. This bacteria can cause nausea and flu like symptoms a few days after the bite.   There is good information about this
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