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  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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