Category Archives: Wisconsin

Wisconsin National Guard soldier, friend charged in Capitol attack

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MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin Army National Guard member and his friend have been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack. Abram Markofski and Brandon Nelson have been charged with four counts including entering and remaining in a restricted building and disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, […]

Wisconsin National Guard soldier, friend charged in Capitol attack

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MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin Army National Guard member and his friend have been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack. Abram Markofski and Brandon Nelson have been charged with four counts including entering and remaining in a restricted building and disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, […]

Wisconsin Air National Guard identifies staff sergeant who was one of two killed in civilian plane crash

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Officials with the Wisconsin Air National Guard on Saturday identified an airman with the 115th Fighter Wing who was one of two people who died Feb. 16 in a civilian aviation crash. Staff Sgt. Remington K. Viney, 26, was killed in the aircraft crash in Janesville, Wisconsin, at 9:18 a.m. CST Feb. 16, according to […]

Wisconsin Air National Guard identifies staff sergeant who was one of two killed in civilian plane crash

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Officials with the Wisconsin Air National Guard on Saturday identified an airman with the 115th Fighter Wing who was one of two people who died Feb. 16 in a civilian aviation crash. Staff Sgt. Remington K. Viney, 26, was killed in the aircraft crash in Janesville, Wisconsin, at 9:18 a.m. CST Feb. 16, according to […]

Wisconsin Air National Guard resumes F-16 flights after crash

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MADISON, Wis. — A Madison-based Wisconsin Air National Guard fighter wing has resumed F-16 flights after grounding pilots in the wake of a fatal crash earlier this month. Capt. Durwood “Hawk” Jones of the 115th Fighter Wing was killed Dec. 8 when his F-16 went down in Michigan’s Hiawatha National Forest. The 115th’s commander, Col. […]

Pilot of Wisconsin Air Guard fighter jet that crashed in Michigan has been declared dead

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The pilot of a Wisconsin Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon that crashed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Tuesday night has been declared dead. The Air Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing, to which the aircraft was assigned, announced the sad news Thursday on its Facebook page, but said the pilot’s identity will not be released until 24 […]

Wisconsin Air National Guard fighter jet crashes in Michigan, fate of pilot unknown

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A Wisconsin Air National Guard Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Tuesday night while on a routine training mission and the fate of the pilot is unknown. The aircraft was assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field Air in Madison, Wisconsin, according to a post […]

Recruit from Wisconsin found dead in Fort Jackson barracks

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A basic combat training soldier has been found dead in his barracks at a South Carolina base. Officials at Fort Jackson in Columbia said that the 29-year-old recruit from Wisconsin was found on Saturday morning. The exact cause of death is under investigation. Officials said that it was not related to COVID-19 […]

Wisconsin National Guard called out after police shoot Black man

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Wisconsin’s governor summoned the National Guard for fear of another round of violent protests Monday after the police shooting of a Black man turned Kenosha into the nation’s latest flashpoint city in a summer of racial unrest. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said 125 members of the National Guard would be in Kenosha […]

Wisconsin raises statue honoring all service members

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In an era where much of the national conversation is centered on which statues and monuments need to come down in connection with America’s fraught racial history, Bloomfield, Wisconsin, this week chose instead to raise an effigy to all U.S. service members. “There’s so many people that sacrificed, and I don’t think they’re thanked enough. […]