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First Truax Field pass in review occurred April 28, 1951, with an F-51D Mustang in the foreground.  The F-51 Mustang was flown by the 115th Fighter Wing, then called the 176th Fighter Squadron from 1948-1952. Past and Present: Historical Aircraft at EAA have ties to 115th FW legacy missions
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Air Venture Oshkosh is an annual gathering of aviation fans and is held each summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year the event will be July 23-29 and will feature a slew of special events, forums, workshops, static aircraft, and aerial demonstration shows. Aviation history is an integral part of the event and several aircraft from the 115th Fighter Wing's history will be there— to include a plane from the unit's current mission and potentially, one of its future.
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2018
Airman 1st Class Casey Philpot, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with the 115th Fighter Wing in Truax Field, Wisconsin applies a pressure bandage to Staff Sgt. Nash Bauer, an EOD technician with the 115th FW, June 25, 2018, during the Audacious Warriors Self Aid Buddy Care training refresher. SABC encompasses basic life support and limb-saving techniques to help wounded or injured personnel survive in medical emergencies.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Cameron Lewis) 10 of 17 ANG EOD units participate in training exercise
10 of the 17 Air National Guard Explosive Ordnance Disposal units and two international partners participated in the annual Audacious Warrior Exercise here and at Volk Field Air National Guard Base
0 7/02
2018
Airmen provide health care as part of Alabama IRT Military members gain vital training, benefit local community
Innovative Readiness Training provides a platform for military service members to conduct realistic training in a joint environment, while providing services with lasting benefits to American communities.In an effort to produce mission-ready forces and provide key health care services over 100 reserve Airmen, Sailors and Soldiers have come to
0 6/27
2018
Airmen wait in line for a mean during summer training encampment June 16-17, 1956 at Camp Williams (now Volk Field), Wis. A Moment in History: 62 years ago Camp Williams was rededicated to Volk Field
On June 23, 1956, Camp Williams was rededicated Volk Field by Lt. Gov. Warren P. Knowles during a ceremony in honor of 1st Lt. Jerome A. Volk, the first Wisconsin National Guard pilot killed in combat in the Korean conflict.
1 6/21
2018
Deb Archer poses for professional photo Honorary Commander spotlight - Deb Archer
The 115th Fighter Wing Honorary Commanders Program is an innovative program that links military commanders with business leaders in the local community. These relationships provides the opportunity for both military and civilian professionals to gain valuable insight and perspectives of different organizations. The program also serves as a vital link for the Wis. Air National Guard to connect with and educate the public on the important missions of the 115th FW.
1 6/20
2018
Staff Sgt. Jaron Franks, an Air National Guard biomedical equipment technician from the 187th Fighter Wing CERFP in Montgomery, Ala., ops checks and repairs dental equipment during the Alabama Wellness Innovative Readiness Training Mission on June 2, 2018 at Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Ala. Air Guardsmen from Alabama and Wisconsin were part of the joint force participating in the two-week training that provided no-cost health care to the citizens of lower Alabama. (US Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Rand). Air National Guardsmen provide no-cost healthcare at Alabama IRT
Approximately 60 Air National Guardsmen from the 187th Fighter Wing in Montgomery, Ala., the 115th Fighter Wing in Madison, Wis., and the 128th Air Refueling Wing in Milwaukee, Wis. are receiving valuable deployment readiness training and providing no-cost healthcare to the citizens of lower Alabama during the 2018 Alabama Wellness Innovative Readiness Training Mission.
0 6/04
2018
Col. Erik Peterson, 115th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Airmen in hangar 406 during a safety briefing in Madison, Wis., June 3, 2018. Wing leadership recognizes safety needs
Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing gathered in hangar 406 for a Wing safety briefing June 3.The briefing gave Col. Erik Peterson, 115th FW commander, and Maj. Robert Sandwith, 115th FW chief of safety, an opportunity to address safety concerns and priorities base wide.“Obviously this is a serious issue within the Air Force,” Sandwith said. “What we
0 6/03
2018
Default Air Force Logo Airmen discover Sijan courage, dedication
Flames engulfed his aircraft. He was able to eject, but the violence of that ejection seat ripped off his helmet and his first aid kit. He went down into the jungle below. Limestone pillars jetted out of the triple canopy forest, making it impossible for a rescue.Capt. Lance P. Sijan, Air Force F-4 Phantom pilot, spent the final days of his life
1 5/09
2018
Airmen and their families watch as an F-16 Fighting Falcon prepares for takeoff April 26, 2018 at Truax Field, Wis. This was one of many demonstrations put on by the 115th Fighter Wing for National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Mary Greenwood) 115 FW hosts Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
The 115th Fighter Wing invited Airmen and their children to partake in National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 26, 2018 at the wing here. Approximately 100 children came to work with their parents to see what they do at the 115th FW day in, day-out. The event featured interactive displays from the 115th Civil Engineer Squadron’s
0 5/02
2018
Force Support Squadron Airmen assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing show off their denim attire in front of the 115th Fighter Wing Headquarters sign at Truax Field, Wis. for National denim day, April 25th, 2018. 115th FW participates in Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In 2001 the U.S. nationally began observing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month to emphasize that everyone is responsible for helping increase the prevention and awareness of sexual assault.The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office at the 115th Fighter Wing works consistently to find ways to increase awareness and eliminate sexual
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2018
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