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  • Upgraded 153rd Airlift Wing dining facility re-opens after two year closure

    The dining facility at the 153rd Airlift Wing re-opened after being closed since April 2016. A deployment of services personnel prompted suspension of meal services and closure of the DFAC during scheduled drills. Weekend meals of enchiladas, tacos, chicken fried steak and salad were served to patrons who have not been able to dine on-base for more than two years.
  • Wyoming Air Guard participates in exercise to evaluate crisis response

    Saturday, members of the 153rd Airlift Wing participated in a tabletop exercise, which tested the capabilities of the Crisis Action Team, Emergency Operations Center and Unit Control Centers. The Inspector General for Inspection, Lt. Col. T. J. Gagnon, led the effort by providing three distinct scenarios that became increasingly more difficult.
  • How does she do it?

    Wife. Mother. Grandmother. Airman. Capt. Erin Swingholm, 153rd Airlift Wing executive officer, does a bit of it all. If balancing home life with the commitments of being an airman wasn’t enough, Swingholm is also training to run in the 2018 Boston Marathon. “I’m truly honored to run in the Boston Marathon,” Swingholm said.
  • From reluctant solider to Air Force colonel: Meet Col. Michelle Mulberry

    Imagine being 17 years old. You somehow find yourself in the North Dakota Army National Guard and the idea of promoting as a junior enlisted soldier doesn’t seem remotely possible. Little did you know, in 28 years, you would not only be a group commander in the Wyoming Air National Guard, but you would also become a colonel.
  • A learning experience

    The airlift mission is something the 153rd Airlift Wing has no problem accomplishing; it's what the Wyoming Air National Guard does. Prior to August 2017, the wing thought it was doing everything that needed to get done to perform the mission.
  • 84th Civil Support Team participates in joint exercise

    On Feb. 14, members of the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th Civil Support Team participated in an exercise with the Cheyenne Police Department bomb squad and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office joint explosive ordinance disposal unit, at the Sherard Water Treatment Plant. During the exercise, the teams were given two scenarios that called for the entities to work together to fulfill the mission of homeland readiness.
  • 153rd Airlift Wing facilitates EMT refresher course

    During the week of Jan. 15- 19, emergency medical responders and medical personnel from throughout the 153rd Airlift Wing participated in the wing's first Emergency Medical Technician refresher course.
  • 386th EMXS Combat metals flight: fabricating parts, saving Air Force money

    The combat metals flight combines multiple Air Force specialties, including aircraft structural maintenance and aircraft metals technology technicians. This flight tends to be exclusive to deployed environments, allowing the utilization and optimization of available resources.
  • First of its kind upgraded C-130H returns to Wyo. Air Guard

    The Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing briefly welcomed home the Air Force's first fully-upgraded C-130H, Saturday. This aircraft is the first C-130H to receive extensive upgrades allowing the Air National Guard to remain competitive with the C-130J found primarily at active-duty wings.
  • Bump N’ Grind: What does coffee have to do with it?

    In the Wyoming Air National Guard, drill status guardsmen come from all walks of life. Each of these airmen leave their civilian lives behind to make the trek to Cheyenne one weekend a month.These airmen are professionals, students, or in the case of Staff Sgt. Rachel Martel, a barista and entrepreneur.
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