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  • Madison’s 115th FW breaks ground on first F-35 project

    The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing officially broke ground on its first major F-35 project Aug. 11, 2021 at Truax Field to commemorate the future of the Madison unit as the selected beddown site of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
  • Audacious Warrior provides joint training for 115th Airmen

    Since 2017, Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from units throughout the Air National Guard have been pushing their skills to the limits during the ever-growing Audacious Warrior Training Exercise held at Fort McCoy and Volk Field Air National Guard Base. While the annual training has already been considered a huge success, this year’s exercise that took place July 18 – 30, was significantly expanded with the inclusion of Security Forces and Intelligence Airmen.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine to be available for 115th FW Airmen

    The Wisconsin National Guard was recently selected to receive approximately 700 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.
  • The New Year brings hope after 9 months of COVID-19 response efforts

    After nearly nine months of Wisconsin Air National Guardsmen providing support for COVID-19, we look forward to what the New Year has in store.
  • Airmen Volunteer for F-35 Conversion Training

    Airmen and officers assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing volunteered to participate in off-base training for the F-35 Lightning II conversion that began in December 2020.
  • From the Cockpit to Command-115th Fighter Wing gains a new Commander

    115th Fighter Wing Change of Command Ceremony 2020
  • Traditional Airman tackles new role during COVID-19

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Airmen across the base have been utilized in capacities different from their typical work environments. Traditional Airmen, Airmen who typically only come to base for drill or annual training days, have also stepped up to the plate and taken on new full-time roles. Airman 1st Class Alyssa Meyers, 115th Fighter Wing emergency manager, is one of those Airmen who traded in her typical days as a full-time college student to work full time in the Joint Operations Center during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Command post Airmen maintain operations during COVID-19

    When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and leadership directed safe working operations, command post Airmen were limited. While many people across base started working from home to mitigate exposure to COVID-19, Airmen in the command post had to find alternative safety measures.
  • Wisconsin student flight Airmen donate food during pandemic

    Twenty-two student flight Airmen from across the state of Wisconsin joined together to collect and donate food items to local food pantries. Together they were able to donate 3,515 items during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring non-perishable food was available for families that needed it most.
  • 115th Fighter Wing shows support during COVID-19 pandemic by flying over several Wisconsin communities

    The 115th Fighter Wing would like to pay tribute to all of America’s heroes, including health care workers and first responders who have tirelessly supported communities across Wisconsin during the COVID-19 pandemic response.  The 115 FW will perform a flyover with four F-16 Fighting Falcons, over the skies of Wisconsin on Tuesday, May 12.The