Category Archives: Wyoming National Guard

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction champions military readiness in Wyoming schools

By Wyoming National Guard | January 30th, 2017

There are a lot of different jobs in the military, and prior to World War II, many recruits were placed in positions not well suited for them, thereby wasting time and money for retraining.

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Wyoming Air Guard supports 58th Inauguration

By Wyoming National Guard | January 25th, 2017

Thirteen Wyoming Air National Guard airmen were part of a roughly 7,500-strong force of citizen-soldiers and airmen from 43 states, three territories and the District of Columbia brought to Washington, D.C., last week to support local civilian authorities as well as federal government agency partners for the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.

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Guard biathletes complete races in Casper, Wyo.

By Wyoming National Guard | January 17th, 2017

Despite the fierce terrain, high altitude and wind gusts of up to 54 mph, approximately 75 Guard members from nine western states skied and shot their way through the National Guard’s Western Regional Biathlon at the Casper Mountain Biathlon Center in Casper, Wyoming, Jan 10-14.

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Army Guard couple builds strength with love of biathlon

By Wyoming National Guard | January 14th, 2017

University of Wyoming ROTC cadets, and Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers, Chelsee and Chris Dellinger didn’t know anything about biathlon when they got married five years ago, but now the sport is a big part of their daily life together.

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Guard biathletes complete first race of regional competition

By Wyoming National Guard | January 13th, 2017

The Alaska National Guard’s Pfc. Travis Cooper topped the field at the 2017 Western Regional National Guard Biathlon Competition Sprint Race Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Casper Mountain Biathlon Center. He crossed the finish line first among more than 70 biathletes representing nine states.

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Wyoming Military Department 2016 year in review

By Wyoming National Guard | December 22th, 2016

The Wyoming Military Department experienced an active 2016.

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Operation GUARDian Angel holiday program helps those who serve

By Wyoming National Guard | November 23th, 2016

In August 1990, military members around the globe were preparing for the first major international conflict after Iraq invaded Kuwait. Later that year, the Wyoming National Guard stepped up to support two equally important operations: Operation Desert Shield and Operation GUARDian Angel.

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Wyo. Guard soldiers train as peace officers

By Wyoming National Guard | November 17th, 2016

Approximately 70 members of the 133rd Engineer Company, Wyoming Army National Guard, began their November drill weekend a little differently, by being exposed to pepper spray. That began 20 hours of training for members of the Wyoming National Guard Response Force.

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Wyo. National Guard Counterdrug coordinator receives prestigious law enforcement award

By Wyoming National Guard | October 26th, 2016

Master Sgt. Diane Smith was awarded as an Outstanding Contributor to Law Enforcement at the annual Wyoming Military Department’s Governor’s Reception

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Community partnerships highlight heroes and preparedness

By Wyoming National Guard | September 22th, 2016

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.

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The nuts and bolts of the Blended Retirement System

By Wyoming National Guard | September 01th, 2016

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.

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