The Wyoming National Guard is opening its doors to the public July 25, from 10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the 153rd Airlift Wing, 217 Dell Range Blvd., in Cheyenne.
The free event will feature static equipment displays highlighting the various missions and roles of the Wyoming Air and Army National Guard as well as F.E. Warren Air Force Base. Among the displays will be C-130s, other fixed wing aircraft and a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
The U.S. Navy Parachute Team, “The Leap Frogs,” are scheduled to perform at the event by jumping onto the base from a Wyoming Air Guard C-130 at 1:30 p.m.
Only shuttle bus traffic will be allowed on the base due to security and parking restrictions.
Shuttle buses will leave continuously, beginning at 10:45 a.m., from the Frontier Mall’s north side, between Dillard’s and the west end of the mall. The mall is located at 1400 Dell Range Blvd.
Shuttle buses will also depart regularly from the loading area in front of Frontier Park’s main entrance on West 8th Avenue.
The last bus to the open house will leave at 2:45 p.m.
Vehicles with handicapped plates may enter the main gate at 217 Dell Range Blvd., from the east direction only by making a right-turn onto the base. Vehicles heading west on Dell Range Blvd. will not be authorized to access the base. Pedestrian foot traffic will also be allowed at the main gate.
All visitors must bring a valid ID. No weapons – including pocket knives – coolers, or glass containers will be allowed on the base. Security personnel may search all bags. Vendors will be selling food and drink on base during the event.
For more information on the open house, check http://www.153aw.ang.af.mil or call 307-772-5253.
Download a map of the open house openhousemap.