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“One Guard” keeps Guernsey airfields safe for training

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy McGuire, State Public Affairs Office

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.”

Aug 16, 2017

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

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

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.

Aug 10, 2017

Video: C-130 navigator takes you inside his aircraft and job

Master Sgt. Rob Trubia, State Public Affairs Office

Ever wonder what it is like to be a navigator on a C-130, flying high above Wyoming? Take an inside look with one of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard’s navigators, 1st Lt. Damian Hoffmann, as he plans for an air drop mission.

Aug 2, 2017

Annual Wyoming National Guard open house draws 4,500

Deidre Forster, State Public Affairs Officer

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

Jul 27, 2017

Wyo. Guard band serenaded Cody Stampede visitors

Staff Sgt. Stew Dyer, 67th Army Band

The Wyoming Army National Guard’s 67th Army Band, also known as “Wyoming’s Own” performed several concerts in Cody, Wyoming, over the July Fourth weekend, entertaining more than 20,000 people over the two day period.

Jul 19, 2017

Wyoming National Guard exercises readiness

Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield

When a train derails in downtown Cheyenne and several of the cars carrying chlorine gas begin to leak, it could warrant a Wyoming National Guard activation.

Jul 17, 2017

153rd Command & Control Squadron: serving as cyber & driver

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, State Public Affairs Office

Throughout history, defeating a military adversary was primarily accomplished on a battlefield. We sketch a picture in our mind of military members adorned with muskets and rifles, sweat pouring down their forehead, uniform garnished in blood spatters and mud streaks as they hide in a foxhole or forge toward enemy lines, evading fire.

Jul 11, 2017

115th FAB completes first brigade size comm exercise with all systems

1st Lt. Alyssa Bever, 115th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Office

The phrase Mission Command System Exercise was said countless times leading up to the 115th Field Artillery Brigade’s annual training at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center.

What did it mean?

Jul 7, 2017

Wyo. Guard UH-60s called to assist with Keystone Fire

Gov. Matt Mead authorized two Wyoming Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews to begin aerial firefighting measures today on the Keystone Fire.

Jul 6, 2017

Lee Alley puts focus on veterans during time with commission

Maj. Tom Blackburn, State Public Affairs Office

Lee Alley, a decorated veteran from the Vietnam War, had read and watched news reports about the Wyoming Veteran Commission and kept wondering there could be more done to help the veterans in the state.
Rather than be a spectator, the Wheatland resident decided to be a participant.

Jun 30, 2017

133rd engineers benefit from emergency response...

Sep 12, 2018

ChalleNGe Academy color guard goes out with a bang

Sep 10, 2018