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Wyo Guard turns 148

A decade later the Wyoming National Guard was called to serve its country for the first time. In 1898, the United States entered the Spanish-American War and the federal government enlisted volunteer units from the states. On April 25, Wyoming was tasked by President William… Read More »Wyo Guard turns 148

Guard biathletes team up with wounded vets

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.

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

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.

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

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.