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Wyo. Guard bags sand to bolster river’s banks

Maj. Tom Blackburn, Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Wyoming Military Department

A task force of various government agency members arrived in Saratoga Wednesday and Thursday to help local officials prevent those waters from finding a way into town. Making up a portion of that task force are members of the Wyoming National Guard.

May 20, 2016

Wyoming Air National Guard launches eight C-130H aircraft for historic mission

Master Sgt. Leisa Grant, 153rd Airlift Wing, Public Affairs

All eight of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, took to the air for a historic event May 14.

May 17, 2016

Wyoming Guard continues to carry elevated contingency ops

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, Public Affairs Specialist, Wyoming Military Department

When I heard the words ‘nine-one-one’ growing up, I associated them to calling first responders for help. After Sept. 11, 2001, those words morphed into ‘nine-eleven’ and took on a new meaning for me; terrorism, destruction, loss and heartbreak.

Apr 11, 2016

153rd Airlift Wing adds leadership team with long-time legacy

2nd Lt. Eve Neisen, Public Affairs Specialist, 153rd Airlift Wing

Both Col. Paul Lyman and David Herder commissioned over 20 years ago through Reserve Officer Training Corps programs and became navigators on the C-130 aircraft piloted by the Wyoming Air National Guard. Today, they have combined over 7,300 flying hours and 40 years of military service, most with the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Apr 7, 2016

Wyoming Soldiers learn from Korean partners

Spc. Dustin Robertson, Public Affairs Specialist, 197th Public Affairs Detachment

During two weeks of annual training, Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers from the 197th Public Affairs Detachment worked alongside Korean Augmentation to United States Army soldiers, or KATUSAs, on U.S. Army Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

Apr 7, 2016

Western Wildfire conference hopes to streamline efforts this season

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, Public Affairs Specialist Wyoming National Guard

How best to streamline firefighting efforts across state lines was the topic of discussion for more than 70 military members attending a planning conference in Cheyenne March 10.

Mar 21, 2016

Wyoming Army National Guard receives aviation additions

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, Public Affairs Specialist Wyoming National Guard

Wyoming Army aviation, which is highly utilized across the state, nation and abroad is growing.

Feb 25, 2016

Security forces tests active shooter and lockdown procedures

Master Sgt. Charles Delano, PA Superintendent, 153rd Airlift Wing

Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Security Forces Squadron conducted an active shooter scenario Dec. 18 at the Cheyenne Air National Guard base.

Dec 18, 2015

Camp Guernsey hosts dam break emergency management exercise

Sgt. 1st Class James McGuire, Public Affairs Specialist Wyoming National Guard

On Nov. 10, Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center’s Simulation Center hosted about 100 representatives of 29 local emergency response organizations and other related entities at a tabletop training exercise designed to practice response measures to a hypothetical dam break at the Guernsey Reservoir.

Nov 20, 2015

MAFFS 3 returns to Wyoming after 14 months in Utah

Capt. Megan Hoffmann, Public Affairs Specialist Wyoming National Guard

Aug. 17, 2014, a C-130H equipped with a Modular Airborne Firefighting System landed without functioning nose gear at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Almost 14 months later, on Oct. 13 that C-130H, tail number 1533, returned to its home at the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Nov 9, 2015

Chief sets sail on retirement

Jul 12, 2018

Simulated natural disasters test engineers

Jul 2, 2018