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  • Safety is no accident

    A stomach tied in knots, a forehead drenched in perspiration, a body releasing steam as if it were a city man-hole on a cold winter's day. Having millions of thoughts simultaneously run through one's head, all of which seem out of reach, or like a puzzle which is impossible to solve. Few people enjoy the feeling of having little-to-no control over
  • Forest Service directs MAFFS to Arizona

    Forest Service, through the National Interagency Fire Center here, has directed the repositioning of military Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System aircraft from Colorado Springs, Colo., to Mesa, Ariz."The weather and progress on the ground have helped us in the Four Corners region." said Col. Charles D. Davis III, commander of the Air
  • 30th Airlift Squadron change of command

    Lt. Col. Blair Kaiser assumed command of the 30th Airlift Squadron in a ceremony June 1, at the F.E. Warren Air Force Base theatre.The 30th Airlift Squadron is the Air Force's first-ever active duty combat airlift associate unit, integrating all operations, maintenance and support functions with the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing.
  • Wyoming Air National Guard recruiter receives heritage award

    Diversity is a term we hear frequently in the military. We are encouraged to recognize the contributions of all individuals, from all cultures, that make up the military's uniquely diverse landscape. For the Wyoming Air National Guard, Tech. Sgt. Iris Honrado, production recruiter, exemplifies diversity in the work place. Her contributions to
  • Wyoming Air Guard air traffic controllers honored nationally

    National honors were bestowed upon two members of the Wyoming Air National Guard's 243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron recently.The Air National Guard awards recognize achievements among all 54 states and territories.Master Sgt. Benjamin Kaufman, 243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron Radar Approach Control chief controller, was selected as the Air
  • Wyo. Guard selects new Joint Staff Judge Advocate General

    Lt. Col. Christopher Smith was recently appointed as the new Wyoming Military Department Joint Advocate General, at Joint Force Headquarters, in Cheyenne.Smith will advise the adjutant general and the director of the joint staff on all domestic support issues to civilian authorities. Smith will assume this position immediately while still
  • 84th Civil Support Team among nation's best

    The Wyoming National Guard's 84th Civil Support Team, which responds to calls of potential weapons of mass destruction, was identified as being in the top one percent of the nation's civil support teams.The 84th's abilities were evaluated on a base and in environments that simulate how it would respond to a community's request for assistance.In an
  • Public Affairs team recognized for communication excellence

    The 302nd Airlift Wing's Public Affairs office received top honors in two categories of the Air Force Reserve Command's 2012 Communication Excellence Awards program.The Reserve public affairs office was recognized by the Air Force's second largest major command with the Best Crisis Communication Award for the office's June 2012 communications