MADISON (WKOW) — The Wisconsin National Guard has confirmed an investigation has begun into allegations of sexual misconduct.
Maj. Gen. Donald P. Dunbar, Adjutant General of the Wisconsin National Guard, said in a statement today he was aware of the claims made by a member of the 115th Fighter Wing.
The 115th Fighter Wing is based out of Dane County Regional Airport in Madison.
Dunbar said the report, sent to Sen. Tammy Baldwin, had been “referred to the Air Force Office of Special Investigation, which has begun an investigation.”
“Other allegations reported to the inspector general are being investigated by the commander of the 115th Fighter Wing,” he said.
Dunbar highlighted education and reporting opportunities offered by the Wisconsin National Gaurd. “We constantly communicate from every level of the organization that sexual misconduct has no place in our ranks,” he said.
Dunbar said the National Guard was collaborating with “elected officials and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.”
“We will follow the facts and take action, if warranted, based on the results of the investigation.”