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Wyo. Air Guard aircraft maintainers practice recovering fighter aircraft

Senior Master Sgt. Charles Delano, 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office

The pilot transmits a distress call to the tower to relay that his aircraft is heavily damaged. He manages a hard landing but his aircraft has lost all system power and veered off the taxiway into heavy mud. A scenario similar to this is what activates the 153rd Maintenance Group Crash Damage or Disabled Aircraft Recovery team

May 17, 2017

Bravo Battery welcomed home

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

Soldiers of B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery were officially honored and welcomed home at the Lander armory, May 7 with a Freedom Salute after recently completing a deployment to Afghanistan.

May 10, 2017

153rd civil engineers lend local fire district a hand

Senior Airman Autumn Velez, 153rd Aiftlift Wing Public Affairs Office

As traditional Air National Guard members, it can be difficult to find projects that afford the opportunity to master a trade. Recently, the ideal project landed in the laps of the civil engineer squadron thanks to a community partnership.

May 10, 2017

Wyo. National Guard & Tunisia continue to perfect partnership

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

In the early nineties the Department of Defense stood up the National Guard-managed State Partnership Program whose goal was to connect NG units from each state with a partner nation in hopes of mutually beneficial civil-military affairs.

May 8, 2017

153rd Airlift Wing members earn degrees, rank

In a ceremony at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, in Cheyenne, more than 60 airmen received their degree and celebrated earning their non-commissioned officer ranks May 6.

May 8, 2017

Two Wyo. Army Guardsmen given rescue award for 2015 Afghanistan mission

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

Two Wyoming Army National Guardsmen were awarded the Dustoff Association’s Rescue of the Year award in a ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility Friday, in Cheyenne. The award was given for a medical evacuation mission in Afghanistan almost two years ago.

May 6, 2017

Recruiters turn to innovation to seek out new enlistees

Senior Master Sgt. Charles Delano, 153rd Airlift Wing

When you think of recruiters, a few images come to mind. Top on the list is an image of a staff sergeant or technical sergeant visiting a school during lunch or an assembly and presenting a slideshow of fun looking jobs. You may also recall recruiters handing out tri-folds during fairs or parades.

Apr 26, 2017

Three ways to prepare your children for a drill weekend

Maj. Rebecca Walsh, Joint Force Headquarters Public Affairs

If you’re a traditional M-Day soldier with children you know the impact that drill weekends, schools, annual training, temporary duty assignments, and deployments can have on your family.

Apr 25, 2017

MAFFS pilot profile: Lt. Col. Ryan Scofield

Deidre Forster, State Public Affairs Office

Whether he is barrel rolling 1,000 feet above the horizon or slowing cruising 120 knots 150 feet above a pine forest, Lt. Col. Ryan Scofield knows there is no place he would rather be than in the air.

Apr 24, 2017

Camp Guernsey ITAM innovation gets national attention

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

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.

Apr 20, 2017

153rd Command & Control Squadron: serving as...

Jul 11, 2017

115th FAB completes first brigade size comm...

Jul 7, 2017