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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wisconsin National Guard's CEFRP ready for duty

    The Wisconsin National Guard now has a certified resource to call upon in the event of a natural or man-made disaster in the state. About 150 Soldiers and Airmen of Wisconsin's Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear High Explosive (CBRNE) Enhanced Response Force Package, or CERFP, trained June

  • Volk Field opens its doors to the public

    Approximately 2,500 people took advantage of the opportunity to see current and vintage military aircraft - parked on the runway as well as demonstrating aerial capabilities - at the biennial open house at the Wisconsin Air National Guard's Volk Field Saturday (June 2). The open house provided the

  • Volk Field receives second straight Air Force excellence award

    Air Force officials recently announced the Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center as one of eight units nation-wide to earn the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award (AFOEA).   This is the second consecutive AFOEA for the CRTC and the fourth in unit history. "Having the Volk Field Combat

  • Holiday message from the Adjutant General of Wisconsin

    Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays. As you would expect in a nation as diverse as ours, the holiday season is many things to many people. Many celebrate Christmas and this is our national holiday, while others look forward to Hanukkah and the festival of lights. For some, the celebration is about

  • Volk Field Hosts Open House

     Low clouds and uncertain weather didn't keep the crowds away as Volk Field opened its doors during its biennial open house and air show, giving the public a chance to see what the Air National Guard is all about. Even with the weather as it was, approximately 3000 visitors showed up to see the show