Category Archives: Wyoming National Guard

Meet Your ESGR Rep: Trudy Woodcock

By Wyoming National Guard | October 30th, 2019

Meet your Wyoming Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Representatives! They are a volunteer-led and volunteer-centric committee composed of approximately 27 volunteers and 3 full-time staff. In this feature, we meet Trudy Woodcock.

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SecAF visits Wyoming first

By Wyoming National Guard | October 29th, 2019

Wyoming was honored to receive a visit from the Secretary of the Air Force, Barbara Barrett on Sunday.

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Podcast: Cowboy Smart Money – TSP 101 – Understanding your Thrift Savings Plan

By Wyoming National Guard | October 22th, 2019

On our fourth episode, we discuss the Thrift Savings Plan program or better known as the TSP. Capt. Holscher and Glenn Lyons help you better understand your investment with some helpful tips, common mistakes, and ways you can maximize your TSP retirement plan.

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New Soldiers are inducted into their units

By Wyoming National Guard | September 11th, 2019

Brazil spoke of the recent achievements of the RSP Soldiers…

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Task Force Thunder rolling along

By Wyoming National Guard | August 23th, 2019

More than 100 soldiers from the Wyoming Army National Guard’s…

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153rd Airlift Wing profile: navigators shoot for zero

By Wyoming National Guard | August 20th, 2019

C-130 Hercules navigators are indeed the keepers of time, expertly combining ingredients for a recipe of lethality and precision for tactical airlift.

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American Legion Post No. 1 vets celebrate century

By Wyoming National Guard | August 01th, 2019

Contrary to popular thought, the American Legion is not only…

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‘Cowboy Thunder’ sendoff for 115th Field Artillery

By Wyoming National Guard | July 30th, 2019

While describing the unit’s combat mission to “destroy, defeat, or…

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Wyoming Guard trains first aerial gunners

By Wyoming National Guard | June 26th, 2019

“I evaluated one of our flight Instructors, and then they…

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Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy graduation June 15

By Wyoming National Guard | 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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Wyoming infantry set for deployment to Kosovo

By Wyoming National Guard | May 31th, 2019

He then presented the Wyoming flag to Capt. Eli T.…

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Getting carded at firefighting course

By Wyoming National Guard | May 30th, 2019

The 40-hour courses, taught four or five times throughout the…

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Firefighters, air crew prep for season with bucket drops

By Wyoming National Guard | May 23th, 2019

CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyo.—Fire season may appear far…

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US Tunisian military meeting held in Cheyenne

By Wyoming National Guard | May 07th, 2019

Cheyenne played host to high-ranking military officials from the United…

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Growing up in deployment era

By Wyoming National Guard | May 01th, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Much of their lives, their children have…

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Guard celebrates Month of Military Child

By Wyoming National Guard | May 01th, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Local organizations helped provide resources to support…

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WyoGuard marksmen keep learning at Wilson Championship

By Wyoming National Guard | April 18th, 2019

Two four-man teams from the Wyoming Army National Guard were…

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Lingle-Ft. Laramie H.S. students taste combat fitness

By Wyoming National Guard | March 20th, 2019

Senior Ty Mueller was one of the students who volunteered…

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Wyo. Guard leaders drive drunk with highway patrol

By Wyoming National Guard | March 15th, 2019

Wyoming Army National Guard leaders drove drunk Sunday during drill.…

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Tunisia, Wyoming talk Medevac plans

By Wyoming National Guard | February 25th, 2019

Three Wyoming Guard soldiers visited Tunisian doctors and aviators Feb.…

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Recruiters get the basics in prep for PEC

By Wyoming National Guard | January 30th, 2019

“I just failed the PEC class earlier this month,” said…

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133rd engineers benefit from emergency response training

By wyoadmin | September 12th, 2018

May 27 was a wake-up call for Converse County Emergency…

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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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National Guard shooters battle it out at MAC Region VI

By wyoadmin | August 21th, 2018

Wyoming’s A team took first in the Covering Fire competition,…

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Fort Sill Half Section thrills Cheyenne audiences

By wyoadmin | July 23th, 2018

As the nation and Wyoming commemorate the 100th anniversary of…

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Wyoming National Guard to host free open house July 25

By wyoadmin | July 16th, 2018

The Wyoming National Guard is opening its doors to the…

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Environmental broom follows big exercises at Guernsey

By wyoadmin | June 28th, 2018

The 142nd Field Artillery Brigade from Arkansas and four support…

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Camp Guernsey cooks meet hungry demand

By wyoadmin | June 27th, 2018

As the Army does indeed run on its stomach, and…

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Wyoming aviators, medics train to save lives

By wyoadmin | June 19th, 2018

Wyoming Army aviators and medics took to the skies in…

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Arkansas Army Guard working on the railroad at Guernsey

By wyoadmin | June 01th, 2018

“When Operation Desert Storm happened, everyone had to move their…

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Guardsmen fly into new ways to do their jobs

By wyoadmin | May 31th, 2018

“We’re really excited, and hoping we’ll be able to use…

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120 years ago the Wyo. Guard goes to war for the first time

By wyoadmin | May 23th, 2018

Wyoming’s most significant contribution to the war came from that…

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Pafford gets taste of Army’s new fitness test

By wyoadmin | May 15th, 2018

“Leading from the front I wanted to be one of…

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Camp Guernsey turns 80 this year (Part one)

By wyoadmin | May 09th, 2018

Esmay reported in April 1938, that an appropriations bill, sponsored…

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Camp Guernsey turns up the heat on fire mitigation

By wyoadmin | April 26th, 2018

It’s been six years since a fire jumped the fence…

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Podcast interview with Chief Master Sgt. Moore, state command chief

By Wyoming National Guard | April 11th, 2018

A conversation with Chief Master Sgt. Moore, the new state command chief for the Wyoming Air National Guard. Chief Master Sgt. Moore shares a little bit about himself, how he arrived at his new job, and what his priorities are for the enlisted men and women of the Wyoming Air Guard. 

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Wyo Guard turns 148

By wyoadmin | April 05th, 2018

A decade later the Wyoming National Guard was called to…

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84th Civil Support Team participates in joint exercise

By wyoadmin | March 12th, 2018

On Feb. 14, members of the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th…

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Wyoming infantry gets dose of winter warfare training

By wyoadmin | March 07th, 2018

Joint training exercise Arctic Eagle consisted of National Guard service…

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STARBASE rolling with robots for Cheyenne youth

By wyoadmin | January 17th, 2018

Among the exhibitors at the library that night, were several…

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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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2017 in review

By wyoadmin | December 27th, 2017

Take a few minutes to look back at the busy…

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Podcast interview with Brig. Gen. Rader

By Wyoming National Guard | November 15th, 2017

Listen to Brig. Gen. Rader share some amusing stories about his 39-year career and some parting words of wisdom recorded on the day of his retirement.

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Guard biathletes team up with wounded vets

By Wyoming National Guard | October 05th, 2017

Wyoming National Guard biathletes helped build the skillsets of wounded American military veterans while the para-athletes taught a lesson in humility.

The veterans came from all over the United States. Some are blind. Some are missing limbs. Some are battling the effects of traumatic brain injuries and a myriad of other maladies, but they are a dedicated bunch eager to learn and master a new sport.

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Video: Resiliency in the face of change

By Wyoming National Guard | September 27th, 2017

Jenny Rigg, Director of Psychological Health for the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard talks about what it means to be resilient while embracing change.

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Wyo. Vietnam vets share war experience at Joint Forces HQ for PBS

By Wyoming National Guard | September 14th, 2017

The Joint Forces Readiness Center played host to a Wyoming Vietnam War veteran panel that was organized by PBS on Monday. Three veterans, all current residents of the state, discussed their war experiences on a record-to-air taping that will be aired Friday in conjunction with Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” documentary.

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“One Guard” keeps Guernsey airfields safe for training

By Wyoming National Guard | August 16th, 2017

With the Wyoming Air National Guard’s plan to practice combat missions during last week’s annual training at Camp Guernsey came additional emergency response requirements and an opportunity for Air and Army firefighters to partner as “one guard.”

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Cheyenne turns 150, the Wyo. Guard has been there from the beginning

By Wyoming National Guard | August 10th, 2017

In 1870, five years after Cheyenne was founded, the Wyoming National Guard was authorized to protect and safeguard the people of the Wyoming Territory.

Flash forward to today, as the city celebrates the 150th anniversary of Cheyenne’s birth, the Wyoming National Guard, with multiple Army and Air Guard units assigned here, continue the legacy started so many years ago.

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Annual Wyoming National Guard open house draws 4,500

By Wyoming National Guard | July 27th, 2017

The annual Wyoming National Guard Open House, held July 26, drew an estimated 4,500 to the 153rd Airlift Wing’s base, in Cheyenne.

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Wyoming’s 84th Civil Support Team looks for unique training environments

By Wyoming National Guard | June 08th, 2017

He expected the call, but didn’t know at what hour it might come. As Capt. Adam Oswalt’s phone rang, he awoke, slung his feet over the edge of the bed, and sat up. It was 4 a.m. and it was time to train.

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