Wings Across Wyoming – Salute to Healthcare Heroes

May 12, 2020

c130 flyoverCHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing will be conducting an aerial salute to the health care professionals on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Friday, May 15, the Air National Guard will present a two-ship C-130 flyover across the skies of each hospital around the state,
culminating in the Capitol City.

“We salute all those, both around the state of Wyoming and across the nation who have sacrificed so much to serve on the frontlines of this pandemic,” said Col. Justin Walrath, 153rd Airlift Wing commander and pilot, WYANG, “it’s truly an honor for the men and women of the Wyoming Air National Guard to provide a ‘thank you’ to the first responders, medical professionals, and essential personnel providing support at this time.”

The aerial demonstration is part of Operation American Resolve, a nationwide salute to all those supporting the COVID-19 response effort. Anyone who gets video or photos of the C-130s flying overhead are encouraged to post on social media using the hashtags #AirForceSalutes and #AFFlyover. If you share on Facebook tag @WyoGuard and @WyomingAirGuard in your post.

List of times and locations for May 15

9:15 Platte County Memorial Hospital Wheatland
9:25 Community Hospital Torrington
9:35 Niobrara Health and Life Center Lusk
9:55 Weston County Health Services New Castle
10:05 Crook County Hospital Sundance
10:20 Campbell County Memorial Hospital Gillette
10:30 Johnson County Healthcare Center Buffalo
10:40 Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan
10:40 Sheridan VA Health Care System Sheridan
10:55 Washakie Medical Center Worland
11:05 South Big Horn County Hospital Basin
11:10 North Big Horn Hospital Lovell
11:20 Powell Valley Healthcare Powell
11:25 Cody Regional Health Cody
11:45 Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital Thermopolis
11:55 SageWest Health Care-Riverton Riverton
12:00 SageWest Health Care-Lander Lander
12:15 SCRHD Pinedale Pinedale
12:20 SCRHD, Marbleton Marbleton
12:35 St. Johns Medical Center Jackson
12:50 Star Valley Health Afton
1:05 South Lincoln Medical Center Kemmerer
1:15 Wyoming State Hospital Evanston
1:15 Evanston Regional Hospital Evanston
1:35 Aspen Mountain Medical Center Rock Springs
1:35 Memorial Hospital Sweetwater County Rock Springs
2:00 Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Rawlins
2:25 Wyoming Medical Center Casper
2:25 Wyoming Behavioral Institute Casper
2:25 Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital Casper
2:25 Summit Medical Center Casper
2:35 Memorial Hospital Converse County Douglas
3:00 Ivinson Memorial Hospital Laramie
3:15 Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cheyenne
3:15 Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center Cheyenne
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