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Campaign 50 Stars intent on meeting Wyo. Army National recruiting mission

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

The number is 1,521 and the race is on.

That is the recruiting mission for the Wyoming Army National Guard to meet by October this year and time is short.

Sep 24, 2016

Community partnerships highlight heroes and preparedness

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes numerous behind-the-scenes personnel from varying community organizations coming together, forging partnerships, to foster preparedness.

Sep 22, 2016

Wyo. Army Guard hosts ‘Guard Wyoming’s Future’ event

By Staff Sgt. Eric Moore, 197th Public AFfairs Detachment

After years in the National Guard, soldiers need reminders on why to continue to serve. That is what the Wyoming Army National Guard was hoping to accomplish with their inaugural ‘Guard Wyoming’s Future’ event.

Sep 16, 2016

Wyo. Guard 67th Army Band charms Wheatland crowd with two performance teams

Sgt. 1st Class Frank Marquez, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

Residents of Wheatland and a few other neighboring towns enjoyed jazz and Celtic music played by the town’s locally based Wyoming Army National Guard 67th Army Band on Aug. 20, at the annual Green Harvest Festival.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rob Phillips, who has been the commander of the unit since February 2013, is proud and enthusiastic about the unique and popular songs played by two of the 67th’s music performance teams.

Sep 3, 2016

The nuts and bolts of the Blended Retirement System

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

In 2011 the Department of Defense released plans to address an issue for service members – retirement.
National leaders decided that the military retirement system, was in need of a revamp, and embarked on a multi-year study which analyzed all facets of the current retirement system, and led to the proposal of the Blended Retirement System in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act.

Sep 1, 2016

Camp Guernsey hosts eclipse balloon project

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

Artillery rounds, hand grenades and C-130 cargo planes are a few of the things you might see flying at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center any given day, but now you can add high altitude balloons to the list.

Aug 26, 2016

Wyoming Air Guard C-130’s to receive prop upgrades

Senior Master Sgt. Charles Delano, 153rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office

Looking through pictures of Wyoming Air National Guard aircraft over the last ten years, one picture stands out. An eight year old image of a single C-130H Hercules aircraft with eight-bladed propellers parked on the ramp at dusk, foretelling the modernization of the C-130 fleet.

Aug 17, 2016

Wyoming CAP provides training to cadets during encampment

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

Not every kid is drawn down the path to serve their county, but those who are can find a satisfying trail with the Civil Air Patrol.

Aug 11, 2016

New faces at Camp Guernsey

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

While thousands of soldiers, airmen and Marines were getting better at what they do at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center this spring, without a hitch, a new era of camp leadership took its place at the helm.

Aug 4, 2016

Camp Guernsey hosts transient firefighters

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire, public affairs specialist, Wyoming Military Department

While most of Wyoming’s wildland firefighting assets are engaged with fires, and a very high fire danger level is in effect throughout much of the Cowboy State, Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center quickly made arrangements to support a request to become a staging area for firefighting crews from around the country.

Aug 2, 2016

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