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  • 33rd FW departs for Wisconsin, Northern Lightning

    Airmen with the 33rd FW left for Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, to participate in exercise Northern Lightning, a joint training exercise emphasizing user-defined objectives resulting in tailored, scenario-based, full-spectrum, high-end training.

  • Audacious Warrior EOD exercise boosts joint service ties

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. – Airmen, Marines and Soldiers from a range of units and career fields participated in an exercise focusing on explosive ordnance disposal at Fort McCoy and Volk Field May 15-25.The 115th Fighter Wing hosted Audacious Warrior, an EOD training exercise involving partners in

  • First Blood: moulage brings life to training

    Staff Sgt. Sara Syverhus’, 934th Aeromedical Staging Squadron medical technician, right leg has a compound fracture. She smiles and feels nothing. Syverhus and other 934th Airlift Wing Airmen had moulage applied to them for simulated mass casualty exercises supporting operation Viking Shield.

  • There's a first time for everything

    The 934th Airlift Wing recently conducted a week-long exercise called Viking Shield. A major proponent of this exercise involved a simulated tactical deployment from Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station to Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wis. Most of the participating Airmen have experienced

  • Wisconsin Air Guard unit deploying for Inherent Resolve

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Gov. Tony Evers and senior Wisconsin Air National Guard officials joined families and friends at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center March 29 for a formal sendoff ceremony for the 128th Air Control Squadron.Approximately 90 members of the squadron will deploy for six

  • Wisconsin National Guard supports Operation Allies Welcome

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Wisconsin National Guard troops continue to welcome Afghan evacuees and Special Immigrant Visa holders arriving in the United States. Airfield managers, refuelers, and security forces personnel from the Wisconsin National Guard's Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center have

  • National Guard supports vulnerable Afghans at military bases

    ARLINGTON, Va. – National Guard Airmen and Soldiers from around the nation are helping support Afghan personnel who are temporarily housed at Department of Defense installations as part of Operation Allies Refuge.The Defense Department, through U.S. Northern Command and at the State Department's

  • Wisconsin National Guard conducts CERF-P training exercise

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Soldiers and Airmen of the Wisconsin Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package (CERF-P) conducted a collective training exercise for their biannual external evaluation at Volk Field Aug. 16-18.The CERF-P, a group of Army and Air National Guard units,

  • Test milestones reached at Northern Lightning

    F-16s from the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron and Operational Flight Program Combined Test Force returned to Eglin AFB August 20, 2021, after completing a successful capstone exercise in Wisconsin. The two squadrons worked hand-in-hand during Northern Lightning 2021 where the team introduced the