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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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October 29, 2012
Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office

Gov. Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker are inviting family members of Wisconsin’s service members – past and present, here and abroad – to send a holiday ornament dedicated to their loved one to this year’s “Tribute to our Troops” holiday tree at the [...]

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