Category Archives: Camp Guernsey

Wyoming educators experience a day in the military

By Wyoming National Guard | June 15th, 2017

Sixty educators, like eager students on the first day of class, were excited to learn about the military as they stepped off a C-130 or UH-60 upon arrival at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center June 12.

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Camp Guernsey and Wyo. Air Guard firefighters train together

By Wyoming National Guard | June 01th, 2017

It hasn’t been done before May 24th’s live fire training in Casper, Wyoming, but plans are already in the works for the Camp Guernsey Fire Department and the Wyoming Air Guard’s Fire Department to train together again.

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Camp Guernsey ITAM innovation gets national attention

By Wyoming National Guard | April 20th, 2017

Every day is Earth day for Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center’s Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM), the team responsible for repairing and rehabilitating large acreages of land damaged by hundreds of heavy military vehicles maneuvering in more than 70,000 acres.

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Training Site Command soldiers receive lesson on post’s history

By Wyoming National Guard | April 12th, 2017

A group of soldiers learned how conflicts, the late 1800s migration west and soldier training all helped shape modern Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center.

Ken Humphrey, the cultural resource manager for the Wyoming National Guard, explained the training ground’s evolution April 9.

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Smith Ranch Road dedicated at Camp Guernsey training area

By Wyoming National Guard | April 10th, 2017

Every Soldier in the Wyoming Army National Guard knows our training area well. From field training exercises to weapons qualification, we all have a story about the north training area.

But how often have we convoyed down the lonely stretch of dirt road and thought about the historical significance of the places where we now train?

What are the stories of those who walked the land before us?

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New Wyo. Cowboy ChalleNGe director: former UW player takes on next ChalleNGE

By Wyoming National Guard | February 20th, 2017

Eric Brooks’ stature and demeanor tend to command respect without much having to be said. As the new director for the Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy, a 5 1/2 month residential program for at-risk youth, the 6-foot-2, 250-pound, former bowl-winning defensive lineman for the University of Wyoming portrays the calm, self-assured, courageous strength that the WCCA staff aims to instill in cadets enrolled in the program.

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WyoGuard and Guernsey receive partnership award

By Wyoming National Guard | December 15th, 2016

Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center was among five Army installations honored Dec. 6, during the inaugural Army Community Partnership Recognition Ceremony at the Pentagon.

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Mentorship is vital phase of ChalleNGe program

By Wyoming National Guard | December 08th, 2016

While the spotlight shines bright on the 5 ½ month residential phase of the Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy’s program for at-risk youth, an often overlooked component provides just as much value.

The mentorship program provides an accountability partner and role model for cadets before, during and for a year after the residential phase of the program.

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Safety and coordination training keeps Camp Guernsey safely on target

By Wyoming National Guard | October 06th, 2016

Twenty one Camp Guernsey staff members were among 40 soldiers, airmen and civilians from 10 states gathered for five days of training to learn how to plot the safe targeting and deployment of the Army’s various weapon systems.

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Camp Guernsey hosts eclipse balloon project

By Wyoming National Guard | August 26th, 2016

Artillery rounds, hand grenades and C-130 cargo planes are a few of the things you might see flying at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center any given day, but now you can add high altitude balloons to the list.

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Wyoming CAP provides training to cadets during encampment

By Wyoming National Guard | August 11th, 2016

Not every kid is drawn down the path to serve their county, but those who are can find a satisfying trail with the Civil Air Patrol.

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New faces at Camp Guernsey

By Wyoming National Guard | August 04th, 2016

While thousands of soldiers, airmen and Marines were getting better at what they do at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center this spring, without a hitch, a new era of camp leadership took its place at the helm.

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Camp Guernsey hosts transient firefighters

By Wyoming National Guard | August 02th, 2016

While most of Wyoming’s wildland firefighting assets are engaged with fires, and a very high fire danger level is in effect throughout much of the Cowboy State, Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center quickly made arrangements to support a request to become a staging area for firefighting crews from around the country.

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Camp Guernsey hosts dam break emergency management exercise

By Wyoming National Guard | November 20th, 2015

On Nov. 10, Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center’s Simulation Center hosted about 100 representatives of 29 local emergency response organizations and other related entities at a tabletop training exercise designed to practice response measures to a hypothetical dam break at the Guernsey Reservoir.

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