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Recent Stories

Recent Stories

Lt. Col. Porter assumes command of the 115th Field Artillery Brigade

1st Lt. Alyssa Bever, 115th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Officer

Col. Gregory Phipps, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Kent Porter in a ceremony conducted at the 115th Field Artillery Brigades headquarters readiness center April 9.

Apr 19, 2017

Rodriguez on trading shackles for schoolwork and success

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

On Jan. 2, Tyger Rodriguez, 17, of Torrington, Wyoming, found himself in unusual circumstances. He was adorned in handcuffs, shackles and an orange jumpsuit, seated in the backseat of a patrol car, and escorted to various appointments by local deputies in hopes of being accepted into the upcoming Wyoming Cowboy ChallNGe Academy class starting Jan. 8 at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center.

Apr 18, 2017

Military families and the life of the cautiously carefree child

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Children are typically carefree; no job, no bills to pay, no worries. However, that is not true for the military child.
Military children don’t typically fall into the carefree category. At any given time their lives can be in a state of change; living in a single-parent or no-parent household with parents deployed or geographically separated due to military obligations, changing schools and living in turmoil are just a few things military children deal with on a regular basis.

Apr 13, 2017

Training Site Command soldiers receive lesson on post’s history

Sgt. 1st Class Frank Marquez, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

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.

Apr 12, 2017

Smith Ranch Road dedicated at Camp Guernsey training area

Maj. Rebecca Walsh, Joint Forces Headquarters Public Affairs Office

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?

Apr 10, 2017

History: Wyo. Guard played role in WW1 100 years ago

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

June 1914. Europe enjoyed its last calm summer before turmoil engulfed the continent.

An assassin’s bullet ended that in Sarajevo, a part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, would die from gunshot wounds from Gavrilo Princep, which plunged Europe into the Great War, or, as it became known decades later, World War I.

Apr 6, 2017

14 ways to stay in shape for a Guardsmen

Maj. Rebecca Walsh, Joint Forces Headquarters Public Affairs Office

We’ve all heard it, seen it or experienced it, the stereotype of National Guard soldiers being lazy, over the weight standards or unmotivated.

But, what can we do to avoid living up to this stereotype?

Apr 4, 2017

Communications & rocket science: the daily workings of Lt. Col. Michael Carden

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Lt. Col. Michael Carden knew early in life that he wanted to join some branch of the military. Inspired by his uncle, a former Marine and telecommunications specialist; Carden, as early as 10, had already developed a love for electronics and programming computer games.

Mar 30, 2017

Airman gives insight into balancing civilian and Guard job

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

I pulled up to the parking lot of the Torrington police station which is about eighty miles northeast of Cheyenne near the Nebraska border. It is an understated brown building which shares its location with city hall. Over the glass doors in block letters reads “police station.” Officer Rebekah Miller is waiting for me in front of the doors to the station.

Mar 27, 2017

Women of the Wyoming National Guard

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

In 1869, Wyoming became the first state to grant women the right to vote. More than a century later, the Equality State continues to be a trendsetter for women – it houses Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry, which employed the first female infantry soldier in the country.

Mar 22, 2017

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May 10, 2017

Wyo. National Guard & Tunisia continue to...

May 8, 2017