Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs employees observed Denim Day and attended a presentation hosted by the Wisconsin National Guard Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) team. During the event, SARC staff introduced Kevlar, a PTSD service dog that provides support to service members in need. #SAAPM #NotInMySquad
The U.S. declared war on Spain 120 years ago today. The #WisconsinNationalGuard contributed four infantry regiments to the U.S. Army of which two deployed overseas.
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Approximately 110 #WisconsinNationalGuard Soldiers will be going door-to-door in Omro May 16 as part of a training scenario in conjunction with the Dark Sky exercise. This is an exercise, and there is no need for the public to be alarmed.
#WisconsinNationalGuard senior leaders visit Soldiers heading to the Middle East to build stronger relationships with allied nations there.
The #WisconsinNationalGuard will participate in the full-scale Dark Sky exercise slated for May 15-17 in Brown, Calumet, Dane, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties
“By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood,
And fired the shot heard round the world.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
As the sun rose on April 19, 1775, local militiamen fired the first shots of the Battles of Lexington and Concorde and what would become the American Revolutionary War.
Governor Walker issued Executive Order #285, ordering that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin be flown at half-staff in honor of former First Lady of the United States Barbara Bush.
In accordance with EO #285, please ensure that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin are flown at half-staff at all state facilities beginning at sunrise on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and ending at sunset on the date of interment.
The Green and Gold visit a #WisconsinNationalGuard unit during the NFL team’s 13th Annual Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour
A new law guarantees #WisconsinNationalGuard members receive the same protections on state active duty as on federal active duty
Today, Governor Walker issued Executive Orders #283 & #284, ordering that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin be flown at half-staff in honor of Master Sgt. Jonathan Dunbar and former Wisconsin Attorney General Peggy Lautenschlager.
In accordance with EO #283, please ensure that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin are flown at half-staff at all state facilities beginning at sunrise on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and ending at sunset on that same date.
In accordance with EO #284, please ensure that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin are flown at half-staff at all state facilities beginning at sunrise on Sunday, April 15, 2018, and ending at sunset on that same date.
Yesterday marked the anniversary of when Spc. Michelle Witmer was killed while on patrol in Iraq with the 32nd Military Police Co. She became the first female Guard member killed in combat, and Wisconsin’s Joint Force Headquarters’ Witmer Hall is named in her honor.
After a grueling weekend of competition, two warriors emerged as the best in the #WisconsinNationalGuard Best Warrior Competition. Congratulations to Spc. Austin Jahnke, the 2018 Wisconsin Soldier of the Year and Sgt. Clayton Smith, the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. Both Soldiers will move on to the regional competition in May.
Three days. Seventeen events. Eight junior enlisted competitors and six noncommissioned officer competitors. Your #WisconsinNationalGuard #BestWarrior2018 winners are...Posted by Wisconsin National Guard on Sunday, April 8, 2018
Best Warrior 2018
Best Warrior 2018Posted by Wisconsin National Guard on Saturday, April 7, 2018