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Recent Stories

Recent Stories

Lee Alley puts focus on veterans during time with commission

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

Lee Alley, a decorated veteran from the Vietnam War, had read and watched news reports about the Wyoming Veteran Commission and kept wondering there could be more done to help the veterans in the state.
Rather than be a spectator, the Wheatland resident decided to be a participant.

Jun 30, 2017

Wyoming educators experience a day in the military

Capt. Megan Hoffmann

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.

Jun 15, 2017

The story of Wyoming’s Cowboy Challenge Academy: Candidates, to cadets, to confident young men and women

Capt. Megan Hoffmann

A level of uncertainty is expected upon entering the program. The 52 candidates of Class 32 who reported to the program Jan. 8 were no exception.

Jun 13, 2017

Wyoming’s 84th Civil Support Team looks for unique training environments

Capt. Megan Hoffmann

He expected the call, but didn’t know at what hour it might come. As Capt. Adam Oswalt’s phone rang, he awoke, slung his feet over the edge of the bed, and sat up. It was 4 a.m. and it was time to train.

Jun 8, 2017

Camp Guernsey and Wyo. Air Guard firefighters train together

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire

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.

Jun 1, 2017

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

Battalion shakes off the dust and fires up the...

Sep 12, 2017

History retrospective: Wyoming’s most combat...

Sep 7, 2017