Wisconsin’s Air National Guard would lose 39 positions under the proposed federal budget for the next fiscal year.
State military officials say the Air Force plans to drop 23 jobs at the Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center in Juneau County. Another 16 jobs would be eliminated from Milwaukee’s 128th Air Refueling Wing.
Congress still needs to approve the new budget, which is due to take effect in October. If the cuts survive, Major General Don Dunbar says he hopes they would come through attrition.
About 2,300 people serve in the Wisconsin Air Guard.