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Wyo. Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy candidates of Class 32 dump their past, determined to drive to a brighter future

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Every 30 minutes, another handful of Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy candidates, along with their family, filed into the Wyoming Army National Guard’s 213th Regional Training Institute in Guernsey.

Feb 1, 2017

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction champions military readiness in Wyoming schools

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire

There are a lot of different jobs in the military, and prior to World War II, many recruits were placed in positions not well suited for them, thereby wasting time and money for retraining.

Jan 30, 2017

Wyoming Air Guard supports 58th Inauguration

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire and Senior Airman Autumn Velez, State Public Affairs Office and 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office

Thirteen Wyoming Air National Guard airmen were part of a roughly 7,500-strong force of citizen-soldiers and airmen from 43 states, three territories and the District of Columbia brought to Washington, D.C., last week to support local civilian authorities as well as federal government agency partners for the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.

Jan 25, 2017

Guard biathletes complete races in Casper, Wyo.

Sgt. Ashley Smith, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

Despite the fierce terrain, high altitude and wind gusts of up to 54 mph, approximately 75 Guard members from nine western states skied and shot their way through the National Guard’s Western Regional Biathlon at the Casper Mountain Biathlon Center in Casper, Wyoming, Jan 10-14.

Jan 17, 2017

Army Guard couple builds strength with love of biathlon

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

University of Wyoming ROTC cadets, and Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers, Chelsee and Chris Dellinger didn’t know anything about biathlon when they got married five years ago, but now the sport is a big part of their daily life together.

Jan 14, 2017

Guard biathletes complete first race of regional competition

Sgt. Ashley Smith, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

The Alaska National Guard’s Pfc. Travis Cooper topped the field at the 2017 Western Regional National Guard Biathlon Competition Sprint Race Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Casper Mountain Biathlon Center. He crossed the finish line first among more than 70 biathletes representing nine states.

Jan 13, 2017

WyARNG hosts 2017 Western Regional Biathlon Competition

Sgt. Ashley Smith, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

The Wyoming National Guard is hosting the 2017 Western Regional Biathlon Competition at the Casper Biathlon Club on Casper Mountain, Jan. 10-14. A biathlon is a combination of cross-country skiing and rifle marksmanship.

Jan 13, 2017

Wyoming Military Department 2016 year in review

By Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

The Wyoming Military Department experienced an active 2016.

Dec 22, 2016

WyoGuard and Guernsey receive partnership award

Courtesy Story

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

Dec 15, 2016

Mentorship is vital phase of ChalleNGe program

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

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.

Dec 8, 2016

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May 10, 2017

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May 8, 2017