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Recent Stories

Recent Stories

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

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

Camp Guernsey provides reunification shelter to...

Aug 30, 2017

Force support squadrons partner to train as a...

Aug 29, 2017