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  • 128 ARW kicks off Wingman Weekend

    The 128th Air Refueling Wing hosted the first Wingman Weekend over a unit training assembly to achieve resiliency training and promote camaraderie Aug. 9-10, 2014 here. Sunday focused on a family day and resiliency fair with over 1,200 attendees and more than 30 supporting organizations.While members of the 128 ARW conducted sexual assault
  • The extra effort of the 12th Man

    The dishes are piled around the stainless steel, industrial sink. There is silverware that needs scrubbing, dishes that need washing, and dozens of dining room tables that need tending too. It was a long day for the dining facility's crew and it seems like it won't be ending any time soon. Through heavy sighs and the aroma of sanitizing solution,
  • Command Chief assumes authority at a ceremony at the 128 ARW

    Chief Master Sgt. Connie M. Bacik assumed the position of the 128th Air Refueling Wing command chief master sergeant during a Change of Authority ceremony here on May 18, 2014.The 128 ARW service members gathered in an aircraft hangar on base to witness the assumption ceremony of a new 128 ARW command chief master sergeant. Bacik's family showed
  • WI ANG Hall of Fame Recipient Honored at 128 ARW

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Ludka was inducted into the Wisconsin Air National Guard Hall of Fame during the 34th annual 128th Air Refueling Wing Civic Dinner Dance here on May 15, 2014. Ludka began his military career in 1971 by enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. After six years of serving, he enlisted into the 128 ARW where he served for 23
  • Safer motorcycle operators for the 128 ARW

    The 128th Air Refueling Wing's Safety Office hosted its first Motorcycle Operator Training refresher class here on May 17, 2014.To drive motorcycles on base, 128 ARW service members must attend Motorcycle Operator Training classes on the initial level as well as maintaining their training with intermediate and refresher classes, said Senior Master
  • 128 ARW Hosts ESGR Breakfast with the Boss

    The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve sponsored the annual Breakfast with the Boss event here at the 128th Air Refueling Wing on May 12, 2014.The ESGR Breakfast with the Boss event recognizes the civilian employers of guardsmen and reservists for the support and flexibility they give to service members.As an employer of service members,
  • 128 ARW announces new command chief master sergeant

    Chief Master Sgt. Connie M. Bacik was announced as the new command chief master sergeant of the 128th Air Refueling Wing on April 15, 2014.Bacik has been a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard since 1990. While serving, Bacik has worked as an information management specialist, a production recruiter, the Wisconsin Air National Guard
  • Wisconsin National Guard leadership visits 128 ARW

    Maj. Gen. Donald P. Dunbar, the adjutant general of Wisconsin, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Gregory A. Cullen, the Wisconsin Air National Guard Command Chief, visited the 128th Air Refueling Wing April 6, 2014 here. During their visit to the 128 ARW, Dunbar and Cullen stopped by the 128 ARW Fire Department to commend the Fire and Emergency
  • 128 ARW MSgt nominated for U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Award

    Air Force Master Sgt. Dave E. Coker, the honor guard manager for the 128th Air Refueling Wing, has been nominated for the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Award in the category of Honor Guard Program Manager. Coker has now won in this category at the wing, state, and Air National Guard levels.This award recognizes honor guard program managers who have
  • Warrior Mindset: 128 SFS members conduct tactical vehicle training

    As Milwaukee residents drive to their homes on a Friday night after work, they pass an uncommon sight on their route - a convoy of military tactical vehicles on a mission to stay together and get to their destination of the Richard Bong Recreation Area to conduct nighttime driving training.The bright and multi-colored lights of the convoy