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  • 128th Air Refueling Wing awarded seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    Major General Donald P. Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, presents the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award to Col. Daniel Yenchesky, commander of the 128th Air Refueling Wing in a formal ceremony Oct. 2, 2016 at General Mitchell Airfield, Milwaukee. This award marks the seventh time the 128 ARW has received the AFOUA in recognition of
  • 128th ARW CE Airmen return to Camp American Legion

    Airmen with the Civil Engineer Squadron of the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, assisted in building a fish-cleaning station for Camp American Legion Sept. 17-25, 2016.Camp American Legion is located in the lush, northern woods of Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The camp features activities such as swimming, boating, and hiking
  • Recalling memories and making new ones, Honor Flight makes a big impact for 128 ARW Airmen

    Tears glisten in the eyes of those who have spent the day participating in the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, held at General Mitchell International Airport Sept. 17, 2016, as participants, volunteers, family members and friends share in the pride this event brings to the Veterans.  Several Airmen of the Milwaukee Air National Guard's 128th Air
  • The KC-135 Stratotanker: Proof that age is only a number

    Celebrating its service of 60 years in the U.S. Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aircraft that's capabilities and effectiveness have withstood the test of time.In 1957, the U.S. Air Force distributed its first fleet of KC-135s to bases nationwide. On December 7, 1977, the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, was
  • 128 CES Airmen activated to assist in state emergency recovery efforts

    The Wisconsin National Guard activated nine personnel from the 128th Air Refueling Wing's Civil Engineer Squadron to state active duty as a part of the recovery response for major flood damage in northwestern Wisconsin.On July 12, 8 to 12 inches of rain fell in a matter of hours across northern Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of
  • 128 ARW SFS marches to remember their fallen comrades

    "Forward harch!" ordered 1st Lt. Patrick Rielly and, on that cue, the marching unit began to step. The Security Forces Squadron Airmen with the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, left at dawn June 5, 2016, for a trek that tested their physical and mental strength.The 128 ARW SFS took part in an eight-mile ruck march that
  • Move with a purpose: 128 ARW mission displays versatility of the KC-135

    The whirlwind of planning and traveling across the world and back in just six days isn't a task that everyone is willing to undertake. But long days and crossing continents, oceans and international datelines are all in the job description for the Airmen whose mission it is to fly, maintain and provide aerial refueling with the KC-135
  • ANG Command Chief visits 128 ARW, inspires Airmen with key focal points

    Chief Master Sergeant James W. Hotaling, the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard, visited the 128th Air Refueling Wing at General Mitchell International Airport Dec. 5, 2015.During the visit, Hotaling conducted meetings and discussions across the base including focus discussions with the Strength Management Team, the Religious
  • Religious Support Team recieves TFRSK

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Religious Support Team with the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, received a Fort's U.S.A. Tactical Field Religious Support Kit August 4, 2015.This is the second TFRSK that has been granted to a military installation.The TFRSK is a collapsible, mobile trailer that serves as an area where first
  • 128 ARW created refueling route saves time and taxpayers’ money

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyson Krug flips several switches on the control panel, sets his chin on the chinrest and waits. At a steady altitude of 25,000 feet, a Canadian forest can be seen rushing past in a blur below. Although a mesmerizing sight, Krug continues to focus his attention solely on the horizon. After several moments, a KC-10 Extender