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Part of deployed Wisconsin National Guard aviation unit returns to US soil from Middle East

By Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office Approximately half of a Wisconsin Army National Guard aviation detachment returned safely to U.S. soil late last week after a nearly 11-month mobilization to the Middle East. The West Bend, Wisconsin-based Detachment 1, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 104th Aviation returned to Fort Hood, Texas, where the unit will […]

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Wisconsin National Guard Troops Help Ensure Safety and Security in Washington D.C. During Presidential Inauguration

By Maj. Joe Trovato, Wisconsin National Guard More than 550 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard were on hand at the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington D.C. today after mobilizing over the weekend to assist with safety and security efforts at the inauguration. Wisconsin troops joined more than 25,000 other National Guard troops […]

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Wisconsin National Guard Continues COVID-19 Testing Throughout the State

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin National Guard specimen collection teams continue testing across the state at a number of regional community-based testing sites. Teams have collected a cumulative total of over one million specimens since April 2020 at community-based testing sites and institutional-based testing missions.  The Wisconsin National Guard’s collection activities support the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Wisconsin Sending 500 Guard Members for DC Security

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday that approximately 500 Wisconsin National Guard troops will mobilize to federal duty to support civil authorities in the national capital region in advance of next week’s presidential inauguration. “We are once again thankful to the Wisconsin National Guard for always stepping up, not only for their friends and […]

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Evers calls up National Guard to Protect State Capitol

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers on Monday authorized the Wisconsin National Guard to support Wisconsin’s Capitol Police with safety and security efforts at the State Capitol here. The troops are part of the Wisconsin National Guard Reaction Force, consisting of troops trained to respond to requests for assistance on short notice. The Wisconsin National Guard […]