A soldier moves towards his family shortly after arriving back home from deployment.

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Guard biathletes team up with wounded vets

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire, State Public Affairs Office

Wyoming National Guard biathletes helped build the skillsets of wounded American military veterans while the para-athletes taught a lesson in humility.

The veterans came from all over the United States. Some are blind. Some are missing limbs. Some are battling the effects of traumatic brain injuries and a myriad of other maladies, but they are a dedicated bunch eager to learn and master a new sport.

Oct 5, 2017

History retrospective: Charlie Med is born and immediately deployed a decade ago

Sgt. 1st Class Frank Marquez, State Public Affairs Office

The 1022nd Medical Company became “Charlie Med” or C Company, 5th Battalion, 159th General Support Aviation Brigade on Sept. 15, 2007, and almost simultaneously received notice it would deploy to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.

Oct 5, 2017

Video: Resiliency in the face of change

Master Sgt. Rob Trubia, State Public Affairs Office

Jenny Rigg, Director of Psychological Health for the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard talks about what it means to be resilient while embracing change.

Sep 27, 2017

Wyo. Vietnam vets share war experience at Joint Forces HQ for PBS

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

The Joint Forces Readiness Center played host to a Wyoming Vietnam War veteran panel that was organized by PBS on Monday. Three veterans, all current residents of the state, discussed their war experiences on a record-to-air taping that will be aired Friday in conjunction with Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” documentary.

Sep 14, 2017

Battalion shakes off the dust and fires up the launchers

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire, State Public Affairs Office

For some artillerymen from Alpha and Bravo Batteries, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery, it’s been a couple of years since they did their job – fire rockets from High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems launchers.

It took a few hours to work out the kinks and get to the business at hand, a live-fire exercise used to evaluate and certify skills with the Army’s new evaluation system.

Sep 12, 2017

History retrospective: Wyoming’s most combat decorated unit since Korea returned home a decade ago this month

Sgt. 1st Class Frank Marquez, State Public Affairs Office

September marks a decade since the return of the 1041st Engineer Company Assault Float Bridge of the Wyoming Army National Guard, which deployed to Combat Operations Base Speicher in Tikrit, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The unit returned the most decorated unit in the state since the 300th Armored Field Artillery fought in the Battle of Soyang in May 1951 during the Korean War.

Sep 7, 2017

Camp Guernsey provides reunification shelter to school

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire, State Public Affairs Office

Teachers and staff from Guernsey/Sunrise School were introduced to a new emergency operations procedure developed in partnership with Camp Guernsey, the school board and local law enforcement.

Aug 30, 2017

Force support squadrons partner to train as a total force

Master Sgt. Dan Butterfield, Joint Force Headquarters Public Affairs

Wyoming Air National Guard force support squadron airmen from the 153rd Airlift Wing teamed up with their 90th Missile Wing active duty counterparts to complete a week of training Aug. 7 – 11 here.
A few of the classes taught during the week included building shelters, setting up field kitchens, and search and rescue. The goal was to get the active duty FSS personnel ready for their deployment later this year by learning from WyANG airmen who recently returned from a deployment.

Aug 29, 2017

Video: Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 air drop

Senior Master Sgt. Rob Trubia, State Public Affairs Office

This is by far the coolest video you will watch today, tomorrow and the rest of the week. We promise.

Aug 25, 2017

Wyo. Air National Guard aircrews practice survival techniques

Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield, Wyoming Air National Guard Headquarters Public Affairs

Members of the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 187th Airlift and Aeromedical Evacuation Squadrons spent an afternoon here Aug. 9 to fine-tune their land and water survival skills. The 153rd Aircrew Flight Equipment instructors put the airmen through several scenarios to ensure if the aircrews did find themselves in an open water situation or other hostile environments, they would have the know-how to survive.

Aug 24, 2017

Guard biathletes team up with wounded vets

Oct 5, 2017

History retrospective: Charlie Med is born and...

Oct 5, 2017