Welcome!

Welcome to the Wisconsin Service Member Support Division.

We provide military members, families, retirees, organizations, and communities with information and communication to ensure readiness and resilience to accomplish the mission and transition back to family and civilian roles.

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Deployment Support

The Badger Yellow Ribbon (BYR) program is a key effort of the Wisconsin Service Member Support Division (SMSD).

BYR coordinates informational events and activities for deploying members of the Wisconsin National Guard, their families, and community members.

Connect With Us!

Wisconsin National Guard Family Programs are now on Facebook!

Our Facebook page will be used to introduce followers to a wide range of programs and resources to assist Service members and their families with getting reimbursed for ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT exams, to upcoming Child and Youth events, volunteer opportunities, career fairs, quality of life resources, and more!

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Welcome to the Wisconsin Service Member Support Division. We provide military members, families, retirees, organizations, and communities with information and communication to ensure readiness and resilience to accomplish the mission and transition back to family and civilian roles.

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Assistance

Confidential

24/7 Helpline

1-877-995-5247

Suicide Prevention

Confidential

24/7 LifeLine

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LATEST NEWS

 

Wisconsin Child and Youth Program Supports You!

Deb Sohns October 15, 2019

If you have ever been curious if military youth are supported by the Wisconsin National Guard, then look no further.  The Service Member Support Division…

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Want to Return to the Workforce? Hire Hero’s Can Help!

Deb Sohns October 3, 2019

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Office of Veteran Employment Services has identified a new program to help get unemployed veterans back into the workforce.…

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What in the World is Total Force Fitness (TFF)?

SMSD-FPD September 26, 2019

Serving in the Armed Forces requires individuals that perform at optimally across eight domains of fitness.   Readiness is a barometer check that there are adequate…

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We Love Our Volunteers, Currently Accepting Award Nominations

SMSD-FPD September 2, 2019

The Service Member Support Division (SMSD) loves our volunteers.  Throughout the year, there are many opportunities to volunteer for one hour or for a year…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Badger Yellow Ribbon

26 OCT – DURING Deployment – Preparing for Reunion Event – HHC 2-127th IN BN, B Co 2-127th IN BN and D Co 2-127th IN BN

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Badger Yellow Ribbon

27 OCT – DURING Deployment – Preparing for Reunion Event – A Co 2-127th IN BN and C Co 2-127th IN BN

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Family Readiness Advance Training Fall 2019

Once again we will be bringing together all Wisconsin Army National Guard volunteers (32nd IBCT, 64th TC, 157th MEB, JFHQ, RRB and 426th RTI) for a great day of training, and networking. In collaboration with the Military Spouse Employment Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ) the theme for this event will be "Employment for Families". Several guest speakers will address ways to market your volunteer
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Free

Family Appreciation Day “Focus on Family Readiness and Employment Resources”

Family Readiness Resources and Mini Job Fair Networking Service Member Support Division Information and Resources Employer Resources and Support Bring your resume for feedback and review Learn about USERRA and Employee Rights Employment Education LinkedIn Essential Class Resume Skills Class Volunteer Skills Child & Youth Activities (starting at 12:30) The Child and Youth Program will
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Free

Our Mission

SMSD facilitates the commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, collaborative, responsive services that support the readiness of service members, DoD cilvilians and families.

Our Vision

Commanders are able to sustain the Quality of Life for their service members’, DoD civilians’ and families’ commensurate with the purpose and calling of their service.

Our Values

Excellence through INTEGRITY, DIVERSITY, AND LOYALTY resulting in resilient military members, families, retirees, organizations and communities.