The Wisconsin National Guard can provide speakers for Veteran's Day, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day public observances, and can also provide speakers for many other appropriate public events. National Guard personnel can speak on a wide variety of topics including: Military Support to Civil Authorities; Military Aviation; Leadership; Education Opportunities; Family Readiness and Support; Military Law; Military History; Military Medicine, Public Relations; and Journalism. Requesters with other topics they feel the Wisconsin National Guard may be able to speak on should call the State Public Affairs Office at (608) 242-3050 to discuss the possibilities.
To request a speaker from the National Guard, event organizers should submit a completed DD Form 2536 (Request for Armed Forces Participation in Public Events) to:
Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office
P. O. Box 8111
Madison WI 53708-8111
Fax (608) 242-3051
Email: State Public Affairs Office
Requests should be submitted 60 days prior to the event. Requests received after this deadline will not be considered.