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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

Wyo. Army Guard hold Gov. review day at Camp Guernsey

Staff Sgt. Meredith Vincent, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

The Wyoming Army National Guard was on full display to Gov. Matt Mead and a crowd of spectators Saturday afternoon at the Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, as more than 800 soldiers gathered on the camp’s parade field for a review ceremony.

Jul 21, 2016

Wyo. Air Guard holds 70th anniversary celebration

Senior Airman Nichole Grady, Public Affairs Specialist, 153rd Airlift Wing

Wyoming Air National Guard airmen along with former unit members celebrated the 153rd Airlift Wing’s 70th anniversary this weekend. About 100 retirees attended the event.

Jul 19, 2016

Wyo. Guard bags sand to bolster river’s banks

Maj. Tom Blackburn, Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Wyoming Military Department

A task force of various government agency members arrived in Saratoga Wednesday and Thursday to help local officials prevent those waters from finding a way into town. Making up a portion of that task force are members of the Wyoming National Guard.

May 20, 2016

Wyoming Air National Guard launches eight C-130H aircraft for historic mission

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

All eight of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, took to the air for a historic event May 14.

May 17, 2016

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May 10, 2017

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May 8, 2017