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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

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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

Korean War veteran receives surprise from grandson

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

Kenneth Murphy, a Korean War veteran, visited the 153rd Airlift Wing Dec. 3, to attend a ceremony thought to be in honor of his grandson, Tech. Sgt. Bryce Bishop, 187th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.

Dec 6, 2016

Operation GUARDian Angel holiday program helps those who serve

By Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

In August 1990, military members around the globe were preparing for the first major international conflict after Iraq invaded Kuwait. Later that year, the Wyoming National Guard stepped up to support two equally important operations: Operation Desert Shield and Operation GUARDian Angel.

Nov 23, 2016

Wyo. Guard soldiers train as peace officers

By Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield, Wyoming Air National Guard Headquarters Public Affairs

Approximately 70 members of the 133rd Engineer Company, Wyoming Army National Guard, began their November drill weekend a little differently, by being exposed to pepper spray. That began 20 hours of training for members of the Wyoming National Guard Response Force.

Nov 17, 2016

Wyo. Air Guard restores jet that is part of unit history

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

A Wyoming Air National Guard T-33 Shooting Star jet trainer aircraft received a major facelift during a recent renovation.

Nov 9, 2016

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