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  • Deployed 115th FW Airmen train like they fight

    As trained members of the United States Air National Guard, we all want to believe that we train like we fight, but what does that really mean? The Airmen of Madison Wisconsin’s 115th Fighter Wing take the statement, “train like you fight” and exemplify it daily. To them it means to be trained and ready, to be prepared for anything, to complete tasks in a timely manner, while following proper technical data, and to do a quality job, while training up young Airmen to do their jobs skillfully as well.
  • Air National Guard Restores FAA Capabilities for Puerto Rico

    A week and a half post hurricane Maria, it is hard to tell the Federal Aviation Administration was at “ground zero” and in the dark with no power or communications capabilities. Now, the air traffic flow at San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is back to normal thanks to the relationship between the Air National Guard stepped in to help the FAA and restore air operations for the island.
  • Kunsan hosts Wisconsin Governor, adjutant general

    The Honorable Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, visited Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 16, 2017, to show support for the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing Airmen who are currently deployed to Kunsan.
  • Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing deploys to U.S. Pacific Command

    Airmen of the 115th Fighter Wing gathered with their family and friends to bid farewell in a ceremony held at Truax Field, Madison Wisconsin.
  • 176th Fighter Squadron begins arrival at Kunsan

    The 176th started a four-month rotation at Kunsan as a part of a U.S. Pacific Air Forces’ Theater Security Package deployment, which serves as a means to ensure continued commitment to U.S. allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
  • Wisconsin Airmen to deploy in support of U.S. Pacific Command

    Airmen and aircraft from the 115th Fighter Wing in Madison, Wisconsin are set to deploy on a four month rotation to Kunsan Air Base, Korea in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Theater Security Package. The Airmen and aircraft are set to arrive at Kunsan AB in early August.
  • Wisconsin Air National Guard 176th Fighter Squadron prepares for Kunsan deployment

    Approximately, 200 Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 176th Fighter Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard are set to deploy to Kunsan Air Base, Korea for a 4-month rotation. The aircraft and personnel are scheduled to arrive at Kunsan in August.
  • Services Airmen provide meals during Northern Lightning

    Approximately 40 services Airmen and Soldiers from across the nation flew in for the 2017 Northern Lightning Exercise at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, to provide hot meals for the more than 6,500 participants April 27-May 12.
  • Critical law enforcement training aids security forces Airmen's readiness

    Members of the 115th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron participated in a quarterly training capstone exercise that was held on base March 18-19. The capstone exercise gave Airmen a chance to train on law enforcement fundamentals, knowledge they need when deployed with active duty units. The training gave drill status guardsmen and the full-time
  • Wisconsin fighter pilots dominate Nevada skies

    MADISON, Wis. – More than 190 Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing returned home from a three-week TDY at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, on Feb. 11.The Airmen participated in the base’s Red Flag 17-1 exercise Jan. 23 – Feb. 10. “Red Flag was founded to create a large scale realistic tactical exercise where aircrew could learn about the environment,