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  • CCAF graduates, SNCO, and NCOs recognized

    Wyoming Air National Guard Airmen participated in the inaugural Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduate recognition, Senior Non-commissioned Officer (SNCO), and Non-commissioned Officer (NCO) induction ceremony at Fall Hall on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. The Senior NCO Council and Wing Command Chief recognized Airmen who earned their
  • Wyoming and North Carolina aircrews certify on MAFFS

    About 150 Airmen and personnel assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard, and U.S. Forest Service trained together at Donaldson Field in Greenville, South Carolina May 1 - 7, 2015 to complete annual certification on the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS). Four
  • Wyoming National Guard marathon team back up running after more than a decade

    Four Wyoming National Guard members--three Air National Guard, one Army National Guard--represented the state's newly revived marathon team at the 38th annual Lincoln/National Guard Marathon Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska.The team was organized in just two short months prior to Lincoln in order for Wyoming to officially count as a state
  • Wyoming Air Guard supports SkillsUSA Wyoming

    High school memories often include friends who opted to attend vocational or skills training rather than a full academic track. SkillsUSA Wyoming capitalizes on the desires of these students by offering a venue to hone technical, skilled, and healthcare work skills, reinforce self-confidence and communication skills, instill pride in work, and
  • Wyoming National Guard holds inaugural 5K event

    More than 500 Wyoming service members, their families and retirees participated in the inaugural Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K ruck, run and walk at the Wyoming Air National Guard Base on April 12.The 153rd Airlift Wing hosted the event which was held to raise awareness about sexual assault and prevention. Participants were able to run, ruck
  • Wyoming National Guard Air Traffic Control Racks up more awards

    The 243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron, Wyoming Air National Guard, Radar Approach Control, won the D. Ray Hardin Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year award for 2014.Some of the units many accomplishments include expedited control of medical evacuation aircraft, support for Modular Airborne Fire Fighting missions, and assistance to in-flight
  • 153rd Airlift Wing returns nearly 100 Airmen from overseas deployment

    Nearly 100 members of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, are now home with their families following a recent deployment to Southwest Asia. The final plane returned home last week.Airmen successfully provided combat airlift support, logistics, maintenance and medical support as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom's
  • Command Chief Abbott offers career advice to Rising 6 members

    153rd Airlift Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael D. Abbott spoke to about 20 enlisted members of the Rising 6 organization on the topic of managing a successful career in the Air National Guard on Mar. 7. Rising 6 members consist of Airman in the ranks of Airman Basic to Tech. Sgt. who inform leaders of issues which impact involving Airmen and
  • Wyoming Guard assists Colorado Guard with deployment

    Airmen assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard loaded cargo February 9-13 at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado in support of the recent 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard deployment to South Korea.Senior Master Sgt. Darby Whitesell, Tech. Sgt. Thomas Kidder, Staff Sgt. Benjamin Escobedo, and Staff Sgt. Andrew
  • Wyoming MAFFS crew receives Aircrew Distinction

    A guard, reserve and active duty aircrew aboard a Wyoming Air National Guard C-130H3, recently received the Air Mobility Command Chief of Safety Aircrew of Distinction Award for its efforts following a landing gear malfunction while fighting fires in southern Utah. The Modular Airborne Firefighting System crew had finished two successful fire