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Child and Youth Summits

On October 6, 2014 By

The Wisconsin National Guard Child and Youth Program is excited to announce our upcoming summits.

1. November 7th to 9th – Military Teen Resilience Summit, LaCrosse, WI, Ages 14-17: Teens will spend the weekend learning ways to strengthen their resilience skills. From laughter therapy to physical fitness, you will learn ways to relieve stress [...]

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What is Red Ribbon Week?

On September 15, 2014 By

Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign that promotes the prevention of substance abuse. The Red Ribbon mobilizes communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. It is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions during Red Ribbon Week (October 23rd-October 31st) each year. Every year, students [...]

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Are you out of work or underemployed? There are two reasons why service members sometimes struggle to find work.

First, service members have difficulty translating military experience into relevant experience in the civilian workforce. Military jargon and acronyms are rarely understood by civilan hiring managers. Second, service members lack personal connections and often do [...]

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The Wisconsin Philharmonic will host the Salute to Veterans of the Korean and Cold War on November 10th. 3:00 p.m., at the Carroll University, Shattuck Auditorium.   The featured soprano is Kelli Cramer and the show will be narrated by Henry Fogel.  Veterans in the audience will be entered in a drawing to win an Honor [...]

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Military Saves is sponsoring a National Guard Summer Savings Drive during the month June.  Take the pledge to save at the Military Saves website:   

What is Military Saves?

Military Saves is part of the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign and has been a partner with DoD since 2003. Military Saves [...]

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By Master Sgt. Deborah Severson
Service Member Support Division

I had the honor this year of helping to coordinate and decorate the “Tribute to the Troops” tree at the Executive Residence, and found it to be a very heart-warming and eye-opening experience.

As our crew of four decorated the tree, we saw first-hand the [...]

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