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  • 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.
  • Airmen receive recognition for 2017 achievements

    The 115th Fighter Wing conducted their 2017 annual awards ceremony this past Saturday January 6, 2018. More than 600 Air National Guard members were in attendance to witness fellow wingmen become recognized for outstanding achievements. Award winners were brought to stage to be personally congratulated by leadership.
  • 1st Air Force recognizes outstanding Wisconsin Airmen

    1st Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Richard King visited the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing, Dec. 3, 2017, as part of an Air Force North support mission to directly engage with Air Control Alert sites throughout North America. The visit allowed King a first-hand look at the Truax Field alert facilities, and an opportunity to speak with the pilots, maintainers and support personnel who perform the 24/7 mission to safeguard U.S. airspace.
  • 115th Fighter Wing hosts Victim Advocate Training

    Approximately 20 National Guard members from throughout the U.S. gathered at Truax Field November 6-10, 2017, to attend the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocate Training Course. The 40-hour National Guard Bureau course is a prerequisite for National Guard Airmen selected to become certified victim advocates, and fulfills refresher training requirements for their Army National Guard counterparts.
  • Fighter Wing welcomes home Airmen from South Korea TSP

    Approximately 270 Airmen from the Madison-based 115th Fighter Wing returned to Truax Field Nov. 8 after a three-month deployment to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, Col. Erik Peterson, 115th Fighter Wing Commander, and senior Wisconsin Air National Guard leaders welcomed home the Airmen at a ceremony at Truax. "Airmen of the 176th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from the moment you arrived at Kunsan Air Base, your outstanding performance, attitude, and effort resulted in immediate positive impacts," said 115th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Erik Peterson. "Our experienced cadre of pilots immediately set to work instructing numerous inexperienced active component pilots and reducing a tremendous backlog of upgrades both at Kunsan and Osan air bases, while our maintainers similarly demonstrated their experience while improving maintenance processes and repairs."
  • Monument movement provides quality training for National Guard Airmen

    A monument dedicated to the farm youth of Wisconsin who have served their country in the defense of freedom, found a new resting place with help from the Airmen of the 115th Fighter Wing Civil Engineering Squadron and Urban Search and Rescue team based out of Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin. The 18 Airmen invested approximately 60-75 hours into the movement Oct. 14, with many more hours invested behind the scenes with planning and coordination between the 115th FW’s CES, Fire and Emergency Services Flight, and USAR team along with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and Wisconsin Department of Administration, Bureau of Real Estate Management.
  • 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.