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Experience the meaningful reflections of Lt. Col. LaQuendin Counts, Deputy Base Operations Manager at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, as he shares what Black History means to him. In this enlightening video, Lt. Col. Counts honors the resilience and achievements of African Americans, offering valuable insights.
The Wyoming National Guard proudly announces that Sgt. 1st Class Richard Cole is the newest Inspector General. Wyoming National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Greg Porter swore in Cole on Feb. 14, 2024, at the Joint Forces Readiness Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. This appointment follows… Read More »Wyoming National Guard welcomes Richard Cole as the newest Inspector General
In the heart of Cheyenne, Wyoming, the spirit of community and selflessness runs deep. This sentiment was displayed on Oct. 3 when Wyoming National Guard members joined hands to donate food to a local shelter, exemplifying the true essence of service to their fellow residents.… Read More »Serving Our Community Beyond the Call of Duty
In a remarkable display of courage and quick thinking, Staff Sgt. Jason Gosselin, Camp Guernsey’s Training Center Command supply sergeant, became a hero on the morning of Sept. 15 in Guernsey, Wyo., as he intervened to save a civilian’s life. The incident occurred when Gosselin… Read More »Soldier’s Heroic Act Saves Civilian’s Life
Legacy Unfurled: The transition of the 133rd Engineer Support Company to the 307th Engineer Utilities Detachment
A new era dawned as the 133rd Engineer Support Company, Wyoming Army National Guard, lowered its flag in a poignant casing of the colors ceremony. In this solemn moment, Capt. Ethan Carswell, the outgoing commander, passed on his command, paving the way for the emergence… Read More »Legacy Unfurled: The transition of the 133rd Engineer Support Company to the 307th Engineer Utilities Detachment
On Aug. 4, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon, along with Maj. Gen. Greg Porter, adjutant general of Wyoming, and distinguished leaders of the Wyoming National Guard, proudly welcomed home the members of Alpha Co., 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation, Wyoming Army National Guard, during a heartfelt ceremony… Read More »Wyoming Army National Guard Aviators Welcomed Home
The Wyoming Army National Guard’s 133rd Engineer Support Company recently engaged in a fruitful collaboration with the Tunisian engineers in May, forging a valuable partnership through the State Partnership Program. The exchange aimed to provide essential support and training with the Tunisian 61st Engineers and… Read More »Wyoming National Guard Engineers Strengthen Partnership with Tunisian Military
In May, Delta Co., 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment executed rigorous training exercises at the training area in Lovell, including convoy operations, situational training exercises, field training exercises, and driver training. Maintaining peak combat efficiency is the goal of these exercises. The company devoted three… Read More »Delta Company Strengthens Combat Readiness with Rigorous Training Exercises
ANCHORAGE, Ala. – U.S. Army Spc. Luke Harrison, a dedicated field artillery radar operator serving in the Wyoming Army National Guard and representing Region VI, has been bestowed with the honorable title of the Army National Guard’s Soldier of the Year. He has earned this… Read More »Wyoming Army National Guard Soldier Named Top Soldier of the Year
The Wyoming National Guard is pleased to announce its first-ever corporate sponsor, Simon, a Colas company, as part of the esteemed Partnership for Your Success program (PaYS). On Wednesday, a sponsorship ceremony was held at the Joint Forces Readiness Center in Cheyenne, commemorating this significant… Read More »Wyoming National Guard Announces Exciting Partnership with Simon
The sharpshooters of the Wyoming National Guard recently blazed a trail at the 52nd Winston P. Wilson Small Arms Championship in North Little Rock, Arkansas, from April 30 through May 5, 2023.
The Wyoming Military Department held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning for their new state-of-the-art military vehicle maintenance shop. The new facility, located at 3219 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan, next to the Army National Guard armory, is expected to be completed by 2025. The facility will… Read More »Wyoming Guard breaks ground on new state of the art facility
Wyoming Army National Guard’s Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 115th Field Artillery Brigade, is hosting a food drive for Element Food Pantry in Cheyenne. Donations are being accepted until Sept. 18 and collected at the 115th armory at 5500 Bishop Blvd. At 8 a.m. on Sept.… Read More »Wyoming Army National Guard unit is hosting a food drive in Cheyenne
Training Center Command welcomes Col. Toby Alkire as the new commander as of March 6, 2022, in Camp Guernsey, Wyoming. Alkire has 24 years in the Army National Guard; first, as a 13E Cannon Fire Direction Control Specialist, and now, as the full-time Director of… Read More »Col. Toby Alkire: Getting to know Training Center’s new commander
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On July 18, Spc. Aiden Carroll, a Horizontal Construction Engineer with the 133rd Engineering Company in Laramie, made the journey from the rocky plains of Wyoming to the beautiful mountains of Flagstaff, Arizona. His mission? To compete in and win the 2021… Read More »Wyoming Soldier competes in national competition
Serving the country as well as the community goes hand in hand in the National Guard. It’s also common for service members to volunteer in their community when not on duty. Once a year, Maj. Cory Castle, dusts off his cowboy boots and hat, dawns… Read More »WY I Serve: Making an impact through volunteering
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Phillips, hung up his mandolin on 35 years of dedication and service to the military. He was honored during a retirement ceremony at the Wheatland Armory, Wyo., on July 3, 2021. Phillips started his career as a euphonium player… Read More »67th Army Band commander retires after 35 years
On May 31, over 60 soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, based out of Afton and Evanston in Wyoming, traded in the normally cool weather of Wyoming for the desert oasis of the National Training Center in Ft. Irwin, California. Within the… Read More »Wyoming unit trains in the California heat
You might expect the newest member of the Inspector General team to come from justice or judicial backgrounds, but the ability to break those assumptions and bring unique skill sets to different disciplines is one of the greatest strengths of the National Guard. Sgt. 1st Class… Read More »Soldier Spotlight: Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Neff
Arnold’s first order of business as the unit’s commander was to award Master Sgt. Brock Roush the Army Commendation Medal for his exemplary service to another soldier. “I look forward to getting to know all the leaders and soldiers here,” Arnold said. “I’m also looking… Read More »Wyoming Joint Force Headquarters welcomes new commander
After trying several different programs to get treatment, he came across a program in Texas called Veterans and Mustangs through the Mustang Heritage Foundation. It was there that he found the tools needed to find the way back to his normal self. “When it comes… Read More »Soldiers volunteer at Wyoming ranch to help prepare for Operation Remount
LARAMIE, Wyo. – On Saturday, March 6, a ceremony at the Laramie Readiness Center, Capt. Trevor Gaylord, relinquished command of the 94th Troop Command Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), to 1st Lt. Benjamin Taylor. Capt. Gaylord has commanded the HHC since 2019. During his… Read More »94th Troop Command HHC Command Change
The 2-300th first began practice for the exercise in 2015. For this attempt, they utilized a C-130 Hercules aircraft provided by the 153rd Airlift Wing out of Cheyenne, Wyo. Using the aircraft in this method allows the artillery greater mobility and a substantial increase in… Read More »Wyoming National Guard makes history
94th Troop Command welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Marko Rubich, on Nov. 14, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the change of command ceremony that had been planned to be held in Cheyenne, Wyo. was cancelled in order to comply with local state and health… Read More »94th Troop Command welcomes new commander
Meet your Wyoming Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Representatives! They are a volunteer-led and volunteer-centric committee composed of approximately 27 volunteers and 3 full-time staff. In this feature, we meet Trudy Woodcock.
Porter gave credit to the engineers that worked hard on the sidewalk, as well as the Town of Guernsey. “You made the community look nicer and safer, certainly for those of us that are on the Camp. It would have been so easy to say,… Read More »New sidewalk opens to connect Town of Guernsey and Camp Guernsey
Training like this gives everyone hands-on experience in the event they do get asked to support certain cyber defense security situations that might arise. If requested, the governor can activate the National Guard cyber defensive team. They can be called on to assist in an… Read More »Wyoming National Guard concludes Cyber Shield exercise
The Wyoming National Guard hosted an Aviation Familiarization Event in Cheyenne, Wyo., Sept. 13-25, 2020, in which members of the Tunisian Air Force participated.
Kelly signs the recertification for Soldiers, which occurs annually. Comprehensive NGRF training happens at least quarterly, but can be added to Mission Essential Tasks that are performed more often. The 133rd is the unit designated as the NGRF, and has been training every year for… Read More »133rd Engineer Company completes recertification for reaction force training