Recently Deployed? Know Your Benefits

Returning from a deployment generates a lot of questions for Service members and their families. The Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA) ensures that Service members experience a smooth and seamless transition back into their civilian careers and reintegration into the local community. The TAA is the Service member’s advocate and liaison to access local, state, and federal veteran’s benefits.

Some of the services or benefits our TAA can help you with are: VA Health Care, service-connected… Read More...

Science, Art, and Leadership Oh My!

WI 4-H and WI National Guard Child and Youth Program Partnership Future Opportunities.

The Wisconsin Army National Guard Child and Youth Program is proud to support military youth in many of the future opportunities that the Wisconsin 4-H Program offers. The 4-H is a youth organization that has over 6 million members all over the United States. They focus on teaching success and personal growth through positive reinforcement and social interactions. These opportunities are non-committal… Read More...

Struggling With Military Work and Life Balance

Members of the National Guard live in two worlds: They can be sent to war in a crisis or be called up in a state mission to support a natural disaster, but they have to support themselves and their family with a civilian job. And here lies the difficult struggle that many currently serving members in the National Guard face on a daily basis.

For those in the National Guard, it’s more difficult than if… Read More...

Peer-to-Peer Assistance for Military Service Members and Their Families

The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched a new program that offers confidential peer coaching. Active Duty Service members, National Guard members, Reservists, and their families may access the “Be There” support program.

Military members and their families may access the “Be There” Peer Assistance Line through 24/7 chat, phone, and text. The DoD “Be There” Peer Support Call and Outreach Center is staffed by peer coaches, who are Veteran Service members and family members… Read More...

Nominate Your Employer with the Patriot Award

Are you a Guard or Reserve member or a spouse of a serving member who has an outstanding employer/supervisor that actively and generously supports your service to your country and state? If so, they may be deserving of a Patriot Award which is presented by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). ESGR, a Department of Defense office, is comprised of dedicated and trained volunteers and staff. This team develops and promotes employer… Read More...

Youth Camp Volunteers – WE NEED YOU

Are you interested in volunteering with military youth?  Badger Youth Camp is still accepting applications for volunteers to be camp counselors, activities personnel, medics, and security personnel.

Badger Youth Camp 2017 will be held 28 – 30 July.   Past experience is not required.  Training is provided. 

If you would like more information on these opportunities, please contact 608-242-3424 or 1-800-292-9464, option 3.

If you would like to submit an application for Badger Youth Camp, submit… Read More...