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Recent Stories

Recent Stories

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

243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron celebrates 20 years of distinguished service

Senior Airman Nichole Grady, 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On Nov. 1, 1996, the 242nd Air Traffic Control Flight in Spokane, Washington, was transferred and re-designated to the Wyoming Air National Guard as the 243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron.

Nov 1, 2016

Wyo. National Guard Counterdrug coordinator receives prestigious law enforcement award

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Master Sgt. Diane Smith was awarded as an Outstanding Contributor to Law Enforcement at the annual Wyoming Military Department’s Governor’s Reception

Oct 26, 2016

Lt. Col. Scott Bailey to assist Wyoming soldiers as new SRAAG

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Lt. Col. Scott Bailey survived cold Alaskan winters, hot Saudi Arabian summers and everything in between. His latest challenge, as of August 2016, is to survive the Wyoming wind as he serves as the new Senior Army Advisor, Army National Guard.

Oct 13, 2016

Airmen learn about drunk driving in non-routine way

Master Sgt. Leisa Grant, 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Driving while impaired is not a permissible activity. However, 153rd Airlift Wing student flight trainees got to do this – drive a motorized vehicle, under close supervision, while under the influence of alcohol. Or at least that is what the beer goggles they wore simulated as they drove through a course dotted with orange cones.

Oct 11, 2016

Safety and coordination training keeps Camp Guernsey safely on target

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

Twenty one Camp Guernsey staff members were among 40 soldiers, airmen and civilians from 10 states gathered for five days of training to learn how to plot the safe targeting and deployment of the Army’s various weapon systems.

Oct 6, 2016

153rd Airlift Wing aircrews train in combat water survival

Senior Airman Autumn Velez, 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Pilots, navigators, flight engineers and loadmasters from the 153rd Airlift Wing participated in combat and water survival refresher training at Curt Gowdy State Park, about 20 miles west of Cheyenne, Sept. 11.

Sep 28, 2016

153rd Airlift Wing members earn degrees, rank

May 8, 2017

Two Wyo. Army Guardsmen given rescue award for...

May 6, 2017