Wisconsin National Guard troops stay in touch with their families via Facebook, Skype, phone calls and email.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Members of the Wisconsin National Guard's 829th Engineer Co. have been in Afghanistan since early June. The weeks on Camp Marmal’s landscape blend into each other.
Newlyweds Ashlee Volk and Seth McKenzie are both in Afghanistan with the Wisconsin National Guard, but they serve in different platoons stationed in different places.
Four Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan in 2012-13 have returned less than a year later to help pack up the Afghan War.
Among the 30,000 American troops in Afghanistan are those of the Wisconsin National Guard 829th Engineer Co., whose members are helping to shut down bases and pack up a war.
Convoys in combat zones soon could include remotely controlled vehicles, which intrigues Wisconsin National Guard members helping to wind down the war in Afghanistan.
MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Meg Jones and Pulitzer Center photographer Meghan Dhaliwal embed with a Wisconsin National Guard unit in Afghanistan who are busy packing up a war.
In Kunshan, German machine maker Voith GmbH has built a sprawling campus of assembly buildings, each the size of an airplane hangar -- an operation dubbed “Paper City” that continues to grow.
Despite a lack of forests, China has overtaken the U.S. as the world’s largest manufacturer of paper, tripling output over the last decade.
In the last decade China has tripled its paper production and overtaken the U.S. as the world’s biggest papermaker.
After a century of growth, U.S. the paper industry is suffering as a result of the digital revolution. In the last decade China has overtaken the U.S. as the world’s biggest papermaker.
For generations, Wisconsin paper mills thrived on a tight local loop--from forest to mill to printer and often back to the mill to be recycled. Learn what happens when the loop goes global.