CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On Aug. 15, a helicopter crew from the Wyoming Army National Guard, working alongside local agencies, recently completed a challenging 24-hour rescue mission that spanned two days. Their impressive skills and perseverance showcased the exceptional rescue abilities of these Soldiers. The harrowing… Read More »Wyoming Army Guard’s Remarkable Rescue in Box Elder Canyon
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
On Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department received an Inreach SOS activation from a party of 7, including an 18-year-old male with an injured leg, stranded at an elevation of 12,200 feet on Cloud Peak. Due to the challenging altitude and hot temperatures, Guardian Air Medical was unable to reach the injured subject. In response, the Wyoming Army National Guard from Cheyenne was called upon to initiate an extraction mission using a hoist-capable Blackhawk UH-60.