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  • Putting at 35,000 feet!

    Jerry Kelly and Steve Stricker, Professional Golfers' Association of America golfers, joined the 128th Air Refueling Wing on an orientation flight in Milwaukee today.The PGA golfers flew with Airmen of the 128th Air Refueling Wing as part of a program that allows civic leaders to observe the mission and better understand the role of the Air
  • ANG Command Chief Visits Milwaukee Airmen

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Christopher E. Muncy, command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard, toured the 128th Air Refueling Wing during a visit to Wisconsin's Air National Guard bases on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Command Chief Muncy spoke with several Airmen during his time on base, and he had the opportunity to dine with 15 Airmen
  • 2011: 128th Air Refueling Wing Year in Review

    As the 128th Air Refueling Wing continues to look forward to 2012 and beyond, it is important to look back. In 2011, Wing members diligently accomplished their missions at home and overseas, and they had an active role in the local community. Early in the year, the 128th Security Forces Squadron and several individual Airmen deployed for up to
  • Milwaukee Salutes its Hometown Heroes

    Work and routine duty are the staples of a military career.However, respect and acknowledgement are hallmarks of military service.Community members and a majority of the 128th Air Refueling Wing's Airmen hosted this year's Hometown Heroes Salute Campaign at Gen. Mitchell International Airport, here, on Sunday, December 4, 2011.Col. Ted Metzgar,
  • Medical Group Receives 'Excellent' Rating

    After a five-day review process, the 128th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group received an Excellent rating for its Health Services Inspection on Sunday, November 20, 2011. Inspector Generals with the Air Force Inspection Agency conducted a comprehensive review of the medical group, its personnel and files, and its day-to-day operations, said Col.
  • 128th Air Refueling Wing Welcomes Psychological Health

    There's a new friendly face on base, and this is a friend who's willing to listen.For almost 20 years, Robb Simcock, a Wisconsin native and resident of Menominee Falls, has helped people through times of personal hardship. Now, Robb has joined the 128th Air Refueling Wing as the Wing director of psychological health. "I feel that I can make a
  • Mission Complete

    Airmen, friends and family members welcome home their commander and fellow wing members after a 4-month long deployment in Western Europe supporting Operation Unified Protector. Col. Ted Metzgar deployed with a number of his staff over the course of the deployment and commanded Active Duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve Airmen. "It was
  • Milwaukee Chaplain Receives Air Force Medal for Deployed Actions

    All work has its share of rigor. Working while deployed bears its additional set of burdens that exist on overseas bases and beyond their protective walls. For a military chaplain, the burdens of the group become the concerns of the moment.While deployed in the spring of 2010 as the senior Catholic chaplain for the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Lt.
  • Combined Federal Campaign for 2011 Seeks Donations

    The 2011 Combined Federal Campaign, the world's largest workplace charity organization, has started to accept donations from the Airmen of the 128th Air Refueling Wing, and will continue to collect donations until November 30, 2011. "The mission of the CFC, which was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, is to promote and support
  • Brig. Gen. John E. McCoy visits, thanks Airmen of 313 AEW

    Brig. Gen. John McCoy, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Wisconsin Air National Guard, visited Airmen serving with the 313th Air Expeditionary Wing Saturday, July 30, 2011, to thank them for their service and to meet with unit commanders.Upon McCoy's arrival, he was greeted by Col. Ted Metzgar, 313th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, along with