Category Archives: WCCA

Wyoming teens Cowboy Up

By wyoadmin | June 24th, 2019

Community service fits into a rigid 22-week schedule, during which…

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Challenge graduates largest class

By wyoadmin | June 17th, 2019

Guided by the National Guard Bureau’s standards of the eight…

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Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy graduation June 15

By wyoadmin | June 04th, 2019

Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy Class 39 cadets will graduate June 15 at 1 p.m., in the Eastern Wyoming College auditorium, 3200 West C Street, in Torrington.

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ChalleNGe Academy color guard goes out with a bang

By wyoadmin | September 10th, 2018

Graduating cadets from the Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy’s Color Guard…

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Med Det increases Guard’s value to state

By wyoadmin | September 04th, 2018

He started the wheels rolling on the idea, and like…

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ChalleNGe Academy pioneers retire

By wyoadmin | January 29th, 2018

Two of the original employees at Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy…

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WCCA, WCA partner to improve Guernsey training area

By wyoadmin | January 03th, 2018

The four participating graduates returned to Camp Guernsey for three…

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The story of Wyoming’s Cowboy Challenge Academy: Candidates, to cadets, to confident young men and women

By wyoadmin | June 13th, 2017

A level of uncertainty is expected upon entering the program. The 52 candidates of Class 32 who reported to the program Jan. 8 were no exception.

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Rodriguez on trading shackles for schoolwork and success

By wyoadmin | April 18th, 2017

On Jan. 2, Tyger Rodriguez, 17, of Torrington, Wyoming, found himself in unusual circumstances. He was adorned in handcuffs, shackles and an orange jumpsuit, seated in the backseat of a patrol car, and escorted to various appointments by local deputies in hopes of being accepted into the upcoming Wyoming Cowboy ChallNGe Academy class starting Jan. 8 at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center.

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Academics & attitude: Academy focus for class 32 cadets

By wyoadmin | February 28th, 2017

Seven weeks complete. Fifteen remain. A daily routine has been achieved, but the ultimate goal, to graduate the 22-week in-residence program June 10, is still being worked toward.

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Wyo. Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy candidates of Class 32 dump their past, determined to drive to a brighter future

By wyoadmin | February 01th, 2017

Every 30 minutes, another handful of Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy candidates, along with their family, filed into the Wyoming Army National Guard’s 213th Regional Training Institute in Guernsey.

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