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  • Wyoming Senator visits guardsmen

    Sen. John Barrasso shared a Thanksgiving meal with deployed Wyoming Air National Guardsmen, assigned to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Southwest Asia Nov. 23. The Wyoming senator, who is also a member of the senate committee on foreign relations, was traveling to engage in discussions

  • 153rd Airlift Wing welcomes new wing commander

    Col. Justin Walrath assumed command of the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing during a Nov. 4 change of command ceremony at the wing headquarters, in Cheyenne.Col. Paul Lyman relinquished command, and will assume command of the Wyoming Air National Guard, as assistant adjutant general-

  • Wyoming first sergeant leverages first responder skills

    Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Turner is a firefighter with Cheyenne Fire Rescue. During the week, he responds to fire calls and provides emergency medical assistance to the city’s residents. On drill weekend, he responds to the needs of the airmen and families of the 153rd Airlift Wing as a first

  • 153rd Airlift Wing exercises deployment readiness

    As members of the Air National Guard, answering the nation’s and state’s calls in a moment’s notice is of utmost importance.On Aug. 7 and 8, the 153rd Airlift Wing’s ability to do that was tested with phase one exercises including a pre-deployment and a cargo deployment function line.The purpose of

  • 153rd Airlift Wing Hosts Joint Diversity Day

    A day dedicated to celebrating diversity was held at the 153rd Airlift Wing, Thursday, at a multi-cultural event.Diversity Day events can be traced back to 1998 according to Master Sgt. Charles Olivas, Wyoming equal employment manager. “This event is a coming together moment,” said Olivas. “It

  • Wing kicks off mentorship program

    Pick up a magazine, read about successful leaders, and you will see one commonality among the head of the most effective organizations. Each of these top leaders herald the importance of diversity, inclusion, mentorship and the process of developing successful employees.Senior Master Sgt. Sarah