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  • 115 FW holds first annual awards ceremony

    More than 700 Airmen attended the first annual 115th Fighter Wing Awards Ceremony in Hangar 406 Feb. 7.The ceremony, led by 2nd Lt. Roger Roth, 115 FW public affairs officer, gave leadership the opportunity to recognize their outstanding Airmen in front of the base populace and distinguished guests."Individuals are nominated on the basis of their
  • 115 FW partners with local law enforcement

    Members of the Madison Police Department spent time training at the 115th Fighter Wing on Jan. 13.The north police district in-service day gave local law enforcement an opportunity to exercise potential incidents in unfamiliar buildings. This was the first time the district trained at the 115 FW."It is my opinion that training at a facility within
  • Wing command chief passes sword

    Airmen of the 115th Fighter Wing attended the Wing command chief change of authority in Hangar 406 on Feb. 7.During the change of authority ceremony, Chief Master Sergeant Thomas J. Safer relinquished authority as the command chief of the 115 FW to Chief Master Sergeant James C. McKay, III."It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the Airmen
  • Pacific Air Forces release report on Airman's death at Kadena

    Headquarters Pacific Air Forces released today the results of its investigation into a mishap involving the death of an Airman which occurred April 5, 2015, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.Gen. Lori J. Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, directed a ground accident investigation into the accident involving Airman 1st Class Kelly Tomfohrde who fell
  • Hotaling visits Wisconsin ANG Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling, Air National Guard command chief, visited the 115th Fighter Wing in Madison, Wisconsin, Dec. 6.Hotaling met with squadron commanders, Airmen of the Rising 6 and the senior enlisted members of the Top 3 to speak about various topics relating to Airmen of the ANG."The Guard you joined no longer exists," Hotaling
  • New PHA process provides additional medical training, saves Airmen time

    The 115th Medical Group was the fourth Air National Guard unit to implement a new Physical Health Assessment program on base Oct. 2-4.After learning about the Quick PHA program from its 133rd Airlift Wing counterparts in St. Paul, Minnesota, the medics put their training to use and processed more than 890 Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing."In the
  • Forging a lasting partnership

    Airmen from the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing were granted a rare opportunity to engage one on one with their Polish counterparts Aug. 27 - Sept. 25, as part of U.S. Aviation Detachment Rotation 15-4 at Łask Air Base, Poland.Hosted by the 52nd Operations Group, Detachment 1, the bilateral training event combined F-16 Fighting
  • Airmen pay tribute to fallen World War II pilot

    Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing performed a flyover, known as a missing man formation, over the funeral of Louis C. Martin, a decorated World War II veteran, in Appleton, Wisconsin, at approximately 3 p.m. on Oct. 4.The flyover, in remembrance of Martin's distinguished career, met extensive eligibility requirements. The Air Force's Mortuary
  • 115 FW fuels section sets benchmark for ANG

    The 115th Fighter Wing Fuels Management Flight Airmen were presented the 2014 American Petroleum Institute award for superior performance during a visit from Col. Peter Bailey, National Guard Bureau chief of Logistics Readiness Division Sept. 3.The 115 FW Airmen competed against 88 Air National Guard units.  The section distinguished itself through
  • Wisconsin Airmen Deploy to Strengthen Polish Partnership

    Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing in Madison, Wisconsin, deployed Thursday, August 27 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Łask Air Base, Poland.The 115th Fighter Wing is participating in bilateral training with the Polish Air Force during Air Force Aviation Detachment rotation 15-4.  During the deployment, a contingent of F-16s and more