Yearly Archives: 2017

153rd Airlift Wing participates in simulated mass casualty exercise

By Wyoming National Guard | August 17th, 2017

“The mass casualty exercise will improve our ability to respond…

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Lyman to command Wyo. Air National Guard

By Wyoming National Guard | August 15th, 2017

Col. Paul Lyman, the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing commander, was chosen to become the next Wyoming Air National Guard commander. He will assume command in November.

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August declared Agent Orange Awareness Month to support Vietnam vets

By Wyoming National Guard | August 15th, 2017

The Wyoming Legislature and Gov. Matt Mead have designated August as Agent Orange Awareness Month. Mead has also signed a proclamation supporting this work.

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Guardsmen from around country trade old jobs for rocket launchers in Wyoming

By Wyoming National Guard | August 01th, 2017

Sgt. Lane Fall, from Holland, Michigan, has been a truck…

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Kravitsky named Wyo. Veterans Commission director

By Wyoming National Guard | July 31th, 2017

Steve Kravitsky has been named the director of the Wyoming Veterans Commission. He begins his duties August 1.

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Upgraded Wyoming C-130 activated for firefighting mission

By Wyoming National Guard | July 28th, 2017

A Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 equipped with the U.S. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems will be launched to fight wild fires in the Western United States tomorrow.

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Camp Guernsey two-week home for 1,000+ WyoGuard soldiers

By Wyoming National Guard | June 22th, 2017

The brigade used new technology to communicate with the firing…

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Wyo. Air Guard participating in Scottsbluff airport event

By Wyoming National Guard | May 30th, 2017

Scottsbluff-area residents can crawl around a Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 Saturday morning, while it’s parked at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport from 7 a.m. – noon, as part of Airport Appreciation Day.

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New readiness center groundbreaking in Laramie Tuesday

By Wyoming National Guard | May 17th, 2017

Groundbreaking at the new readiness center site, located on Highway 130, adjacent to the Field Maintenance Shop #2, will be held at 1 p.m. May 23.

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2016 Cheyenne Trophy recipients named

By Wyoming National Guard | May 09th, 2017

The Cheyenne Trophy for 2016 was awarded to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard Security Forces Squadron and the Wyoming Army National Guard’s, G Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion, during a May 5 ceremony in Cheyenne.

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Wyo. National Guard soldier finishes 100 mile ultramarathon

By Wyoming National Guard | May 02th, 2017

First Lt. Ethan Valiquette was able to knock an item off his bucket list last weekend when he finished the Salt Flats 100 Miler ultramarathon in his home state of Utah.

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Wyo. Air Guard invades Rock Springs airport Thursday

By Wyoming National Guard | April 24th, 2017

Rock Springs-area residents can crawl around a Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 Thursday morning, while it’s parked at the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport from 10 a.m. – noon.

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Cheyenne military members hold 3rd annual 5K event

By Wyoming National Guard | April 10th, 2017

Nearly 700 local military and non-military members participated in Cheyenne’s annual Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness 5K ruck, run or walk Saturday at the Cheyenne Depot.

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Vets Museum will display WWI exhibit through next year

By Wyoming National Guard | April 07th, 2017

On the centennial of the date of the entrance of the United States of
America into World War I, the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum opened a
state-level exhibit focused upon the stories and experiences of Wyoming
soldiers, residents and families during the Great War.

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Wyo. Veterans Commission vacancy in Big Horn County

By Wyoming National Guard | April 03th, 2017

In an effort to provide improved coverage within the Bighorn Basin, the Wyoming Veterans Commission is relocating a vacant commissioner position to the northern area of Bighorn County (Judicial District 5).

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Wyoming National Guard hosts 3rd annual SAPR 5K

By Wyoming National Guard | April 03th, 2017

The Wyoming Military Department invites all Cheyenne residents to participate in the 3rd annual SAPR 5K ruck, run or walk.

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Wyo. Air Guard invades Scottsbluff airport Thursday

By Wyoming National Guard | April 03th, 2017

Scottsbluff-area residents can crawl around a Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 Thursday morning, while it’s parked at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport from 10 a.m. – noon.

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Captain Miller brings skill and passion to community boards

By Wyoming National Guard | March 28th, 2017

He said his roles in the community are enhanced by…

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Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day celebrations

By Wyoming National Guard | March 20th, 2017

Gov. Matt Mead and the Wyoming Veterans Commission are pleased to announce celebrations for the Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day, April 3.

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OPAT raises the bar on physical readiness of recruits

By Wyoming National Guard | March 14th, 2017

In January Wyoming became the first state to administer the new Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to National Guard recruits.

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Korean War vets to get last round of Peace Medals

By Wyoming National Guard | March 14th, 2017

Ceremonies to award the Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medal to Wyoming’s Korean War veterans or their surviving family members will take place across Wyoming on Monday, March 20.

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Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy graduation March 11

By Wyoming National Guard | March 02th, 2017

Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy Class 31 will graduate March 11 at 1 p.m., in the main auditorium of Eastern Wyoming College located in Torrington, Wyoming.

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Wyoming Guard to dedicate memorial to fallen warriors

By Wyoming National Guard | February 16th, 2017

A memorial highlighting the service of the four Wyoming National Guard members who died overseas fighting the Global War on Terror will be dedicated Wednesday at the Joint Forces Readiness Center, in Cheyenne.

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Wyoming Veterans Commission events on Feb. 22

By Wyoming National Guard | February 16th, 2017

The Wyoming Veterans Commission is hosting two events on Feb. 22, in Cheyenne.

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New Veterans Service Officers for central Wyoming

By Wyoming National Guard | January 24th, 2017

Dave McDonell and Ivette Orozco were recently appointed as State Veterans Service Officers for the Wyoming Veterans Commission

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Wyo. National Guard personnel supporting Presidential Inauguration activities

By Wyoming National Guard | January 18th, 2017

The Wyoming National Guard has 15 soldiers and airmen supporting the 58th Presidential Inauguration this week in Washington, D.C.

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Implementing Green Dot program becomes personal for Wyo. Air National Guard airman

By Wyoming National Guard | January 05th, 2017

The Air Force is undergoing a culture change when it comes to awareness and prevention of sexual assault and sexual harassment

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