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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • 128 ARW Sees Several Command Changes Within It's Mission Support Group

    The 128th Air Refueling Wing has seen a significant changeover in command within its 128th Mission Support Group that began with Col. Timothy Guy assuming command of the group June 6, 2021. Guy’s transition allowed for other leaders to assume new roles within the squadrons making up the group.

  • Wisconsin Air Guard Chaplain Reflects On Serving As Openly Gay Woman

    The U.S. military is often seen as stable and unwavering – standing the test of time as society, politics, and attitudes change. This does not mean, however, that the Air Force is unwilling to grow with its members. Chaplain (Maj.) Kendra L. McIntosh knows this well.

  • Staff Sgt. Renate Purdy and The 128 ARW Participate in Exercise Arctic Thaw

    The thermometer outside recorded 85 degrees Fahrenheit as Staff Sgt. Renate Purdy carefully turned a screwdriver, unlocking the dome covering the glass of the boom pod. Sweat dripped down her forehead as she cleaned the encapsulated glass of the KC-135 Stratotanker. Purdy is the only female Airman

  • 128th Air Refueling Wing Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccine

    As the Department of Defense distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out, the128th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group continues to coordinate and administer initial vaccinations to base personnel in Milwaukee, February 7, 2021.

  • 128th Air Refueling Wing Members Support Presidential Inauguration

    In the days leading up to the 59th presidential inauguration more than 125 Wisconsin Airmen from the 128th Air Refueling Wing, 115th Fighter Wing and Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center led by Col. Timothy Guy, 128th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, mobilized to Washington D.C. to

  • 128th Air Refueling Wing Unveils New Main Gate

    The 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new front gate complex at their location at General Mitchell Airfield, Milwaukee, Dec. 10.