Department of Military Affairs
2400 Wright St.
Madison, WI 53708
(800) 335-5147
(608) 242-3000

Thank you for your interest in the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs. Our goal is for you to find the information you need as easily as possible.

This page will help you find the information and points of contacts for our most requested topics.

To register a community concern regarding the Wisconsin National Guard, please feel free to e-mail our
Public Affairs inbox at: or call our Community Concern Hotline at: (608) 242-3960.

Public Affairs



Queries are answered by the Director of Public Affairs.

For media resources click here, call (608) 242-3050 or .

Community Relations

For aircraft flyovers or static displays, military band support, Color Guards, speakers or parade support click here or call (608) 242-3055 or email the community relations officer.


Have website questions or concerns? Email Us!

Tel: (608) 242-3080 Fax: (608) 242-3051

Human Resources

State Human Resources

The Department of Military Affairs employs approximately 400 permanent state classified employees who work in many varied occupations. Employees within the classified service include: professional staff, security and public safety, and administrative support. For more information click here, call (608) 242-3153 or email: .

Federal Human Resources

The Federal Human Resources Office (J1/Manpower & Personnel Directorate) provides personnel support services for the Air National Guard and the Army National Guard including full-time Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and Federal Civil Service/Technicians, for assistance click here or call (608) 242-3710 or email: .

Current Employment Opportunities: Federal Technician (Title 32 & Title 5) | Active Guard Reserve (AGR) | Full Time National Guard (FTNG) | Career Enhancement Program (CEP)

Facility Rentals

Rental of Wisconsin Army National Guard facilities is managed by the Directorate of Construction & Facilities Management in Madison and is not a Community Relations activity of the Public Affairs Office.

Directorate of Construction & Facilities Management

To request rental of a facility, complete a Facility Rental Request form and gather all other required documents and forward to the Facility Manager at the requested location for processing at least 45 days prior to the event start date. For Facility Manager information send an email using the address below.

Facility Rental Request Form pdf document


The Adjutant General's Office
WIJS-CFMO ATTN: Office Manager
PO Box 14587
Madison, WI 53708-0587
Phone: (608) 242-3360
Fax: (608) 242-3371

Military & Family Support

Service Member Support Division

Assistance is provided by calling (800) 292-9464 or visiting

Retiree Activities Office

Assistance is provided by the Retirees Activities Office (RAO) who serves as an interface between the active duty and retired communities, keep retirees and widows of retirees (all ranks and services) informed on matters related to their military status, provide appropriate information and services as necessary including TRICARE, Military ID Cards, Survivor Benefits, Death Reporting and much more.

The RAO also maintains a list of toll-free phone numbers, Web sites and e-mail addresses for additional information. For more information click here, call (608) 242-3115 or Toll Free: (800) 335-5147, ext 3115 or email:

ID Cards

Rapids Appointment Scheduler

Madison - Thank you for choosing JFHQ for your DEERS needs. The JFHQ is located inside a secure facility so all guests will need proper identification & an appointment to enter the gate.

Joint Force Headquarters
2400 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
Commercial: (608) 242-3420
Hours of Operation: M-F: 8am-3pm Lunch: 12:00-1:00


Building 512, Room 23
1919 E Grange Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Commercial: (414) 944-8437
Hours of Operation: Tues & Wed: 9:00am-11:00am, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Green Bay - This site does not accept walk ins. An appointment must be scheduled in order to get an ID or DEERS updated.

NOSC Green Bay
2949 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
Commercial: (920) 336-2444
Hours of Operation: Monday: 0800-1100/1300-1400 Tuesday: 0900-1100/1300-1500 Wednesday: 1200-1500 Thursday: 0900-1100/1300-1500 Friday: 0900-1100

Records Requests

State Open Records Request

Pursuant to § 19.34, Wisconsin Statutes and Wisconsin’s Public Records Law, §§ 19.31-19.39, Wis. Stats., click here or call (608) 242-3074.

Prior Service Military Records Request

Please print and fill out Standard Form 180 and mail or fax to:

Wisconsin National Guard
PO Box 8111
Madison WI 53708-8111
Fax Number: (608) 242-3400

Federal/Military Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Click here or call (608) 242-3678