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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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- Air.
  • 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 these exercises was to test the wing’s mobility readiness and to identify areas that hinder the wing’s ability to perform its mission. This was evaluated by the wing inspector general who is responsible for independently assessing the readiness, discipline and efficiency of the wing.
  • 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 highlights our differences as a military organization.” The event brought together not only members from different branches of service but also residents of the surrounding community.
  • Gabriel Herrera takes command of civil engineering squadron

    Maj. Gabriel J. Herrera, assumed command of the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Civil Engineering Squadron during a ceremony June 11, in Cheyenne.
  • Elizabeth Evans assumes command of maintenance squadron

    Maj. Elizabeth Evans assumed command of the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron June 10 after serving three years as the 153rd Maintenance Operations Flight commander.
  • 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.
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