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

 

Winter Camp 2020

Registration for 2020 Winter Camp is now open! 01/17/2020 to 01/19/2020 (Arrival around 7pm Friday, Departure around 10:00am Sunday) Camp Experience For Military Connected Youth Ages 9 - 17 Parents/Guardians have a weekend to yourself and drop your youth off at: Hanna Venture Base, Rhinelander, WI What to expect: Survival Skills   Fire Building   Basic
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Free
2020 Winter Camp, Rhinelander, WI United States
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Freedom Salute & Phase I Post Deployment Reintegration

January 24-25, 2020 // 2-127th IN BN HHC, B, & D

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Our Mission

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