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Soldier and Family Assistance Centers

Soldier and Family Assistance

The Wisconsin National Guard has 10 Soldier & Family Readiness Specialists (S&FRS) in 8 armories around the state.  Our S&FRS team supports Soldiers and their families throughout the military life-cycle with information, resources, and referrals (IRR) to community based resources to address quality of life issues and concerns.  The team can assist service members, veterans, retirees, military families, and community partners with IRR to federal, state, county, and local community based program. 

Call our 24/7 support line: 1-800-292-9464 (option 1) Or if you prefer:  Email our Helpdesk!

Common Resource Requests: 

Military Identification Cards                                TRICARE 

Emergency financial assistance                         Legal information

Crisis intervention                                                    Community information

Exceptional Family Member Resources        Emergency Family Assistance

Outreach and Well-being                                      DEERS Enrollment

 

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Are you a designated primary point of contact for a Soldier?

The best way to stay informed with current information is to verify you contact information with us at least once a year.  Do you want to validate, change, or update your information? 

Call the 24/7 Support Line, email your S&FRS team member, or Email our General Mailbox. 

To identify which S&FRS supports your unit, click here to access the unit assignment roster.

 

Meet the Team

Soldier and Family Readiness Specialists (S&FRS) provide a variety of referral based services to geographically-dispersed service members, families, and retirees from all military components.

Meet the S&FRS Team!

Carina Sween

Carina Sween

S&FRS Supervisor

608-242-3961
Email Carina

Renee Simpson - Camp Douglas

Renee Simpson - Camp Douglas

S&FRS

608-427-7200
Email Renee

Karen Degner - West Bend

Karen Degner - West Bend

S&FRS

608-242-3864
Email Karen

Jesse Klement - Wausau

Jesse Klement - Wausau

S&FRS

608-242-3865
Email Jesse

Sarah Dillinger - Chippewa Falls

Sarah Dillinger - Chippewa Falls

S&FRS

715-720-3410
Email Sarah

Not sure who to call?

Not sure who to call?

1-800-292-9464 option 1
Email our Help Desk

Kyle Bestul - Madison

Kyle Bestul - Madison

S&FRS

608-242-3479
Email Kyle

Adam Gonzalez - Milwaukee

Adam Gonzalez - Milwaukee

S&FRS

414-961-8681
Email Adam

Coua Thao - Milwaukee

Coua Thao - Milwaukee

S&FRS

414-961-8680
Email Coua

Jayne Nakielski - Portage

Jayne Nakielski - Portage

S&FRS

608-242-3863
Email Jayne

Shannan Rosenthal - Oshkosh

Shannan Rosenthal - Oshkosh

S&FRS

608-242-3862
Email Shannan

Not sure who to call?

Not sure who to call?

1-800-292-9464, Option 1

Email our Helpdesk!