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  • Camp Guernsey and Wyo. Air Guard firefighters train together

    It hasn’t been done before May 24th’s live fire training in Casper, Wyoming, but plans are already in the works for the Camp Guernsey Fire Department and the Wyoming Air Guard’s Fire Department to train together again.
  • Wyo. Air Guard aircraft maintainers practice recovering fighter aircraft

    An A-7 Corsair II aircraft streaks across the cloudy landscape. The pilot transmits a distress call to the tower to relay that his aircraft is heavily damaged. He manages a hard landing but his aircraft has lost all system power and veered off the taxiway into heavy mud. A scenario similar to this is what activates the 153rd Maintenance Group Crash Damage or Disabled Aircraft Recovery team.
  • 153rd civil engineers lend local fire district a hand

    As traditional Air National Guard members, it can be difficult to find projects that afford the opportunity to master a trade. Recently, the ideal project landed in the laps of the civil engineer squadron thanks to a community partnership.
  • Recruiters turn to innovation to seek out new enlistees

    When you think of recruiters, a few images come to mind. Top on the list is an image of a staff sergeant or technical sergeant visiting a school during lunch or an assembly and presenting a slideshow of fun looking jobs. You may also recall recruiters handing out tri-folds during fairs or parades.
  • 137 AES hosts multiple units, aircraft in Guard-wide training event

    More than 160 Airmen from eight of the Air National Guard’s nine aeromedical evacuation squadrons participated in a Guard-wide training event hosted by the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, April 6-9, 2017. The event, known as the Multiple Aircraft Training Opportunity Program, or MATOP,
  • Your fight is our fight

    Sexual assault prevention and response; we hear it every April. Sometimes this annual training seems redundant, yet sexual assaults still happens within the United States military. Sexual assault isn’t unique to the military, it’s a problem in the civilian world as well. Because of this, the ladies of Pink Gloves Boxing Cheyenne joined military units throughout Wyoming as well as the Cheyenne community in taking a stand against sexual assault by rucking in the recent Sexual Assault Prevention and Response 5K run, ruck and walk event held in downtown Cheyenne.
  • Cheyenne military members hold 3rd annual 5K event

    Nearly 700 local military and non-military members participated in Cheyenne’s annual Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness 5K ruck, run or walk Saturday at the Cheyenne Depot.
  • Mobility air advisors train with Colombian air force

    The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron alongside Airmen from five other squadrons spent three weeks Building Partner Capacity with the Colombian Air Force in air operation, aeromedical evacuation, propeller balance, zodiac rigging and medical intelligence courses.
  • Airman gives insight into balancing civilian and Guard job

    I pulled up to the parking lot of the Torrington police station which is about eighty miles northeast of Cheyenne near the Nebraska border. It is an understated brown building which shares its location with city hall. Over the glass doors in block letters reads “police station.” Officer Rebekah Miller is waiting for me in front of the doors to the station. She is wearing a hat with the Torrington police patch above the brim, which slightly shades her eyes. Her black uniform adorns her patrolman shield, Torrington police patch, radio and utility belt which carries her weapon and handcuffs. It is a stark contrast to the Airman battle uniform she wears on the weekend when she is working as a command post specialist. We exchange greetings and enter the building as she starts an informal tour of her department.
  • Women of the Wyoming National Guard

    In 1869, Wyoming became the first state to grant women the right to vote. More than a century later, the Equality State continues to be a trendsetter for women – it houses Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry, which employed the first female infantry soldier in the country. Today, of the 2,702 airmen and soldiers serving in the Wyoming National Guard, approximately 1 in 5 are women. They fall into the rank spectrum from slick-sleeved airmen and empty-chested privates, to brigadier generals. These women, officer and enlisted, serve as doctors, lawyers, pilots, mechanics, and yes, even infantry.
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