Tech Sgt. Danny Banner a C-130 guidance and control technician with the 153rd AW performs a gear pressure oil and pedo heat ops check this afternoon in the hangar of building 16 at the Wyoming Air National Guard in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
The U.S. Army Field Artillery Half Section from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, will be making a few appearances this week in Cheyenne. The authentic representation of a horse-drawn artillery section, as used during World War I, will perform July 20 at the rodeo; and as part of the FE Warren Air Force Base Fort DA Russell Days July 21 and 22 at 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. on the 22nd. The unit will be featured in the July 21 parade downtown at 9 a.m.
Make plans now for the open house at the Air Guard base in Cheyenne July 25
Congratulations to SFC Liz Zimmerman who retired from the Wy Army Guard this morning. It's rare that someone receives two medals at retirement, but as an exceptional member of the Joint Staff, she got n Army MSM and an Air Force Achievement Medal. Way to go! We'll still see her around on the full time civilian side.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner, Wyoming’s adjutant general, are joined by Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command; Gen. Robin Rand, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command and commander, Air Forces Strategic - Air, U.S. Strategic Command; Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director, Air National Guard and a gathering of Wyoming Air National Guard senior leaders following the signing of a memorandum of understanding regarding the 153rd Command and Control Squadron, July 12, 2018 at the governor’s office in Cheyenne.
Chief Master Sgt. Leslie Opsal retires on Friday, listen as she shares about her tiny house lifestyle in preparation for life after the Wyoming Air National Guard, a few special memories from her twenty four year career and finally some words of wisdom for all of us. https://wyomilitary.wyo.gov/18_142p/
One of our 153rd Airlift Wing MAFFS-equipped C-130s just departed for Colorado Springs to assist with Colorado wildfires as part of our MAFFS - Air Expeditionary Group mission.
Happy Birthday America. We’ve got your back for the next 242 years too.
Lt. Col. Charles Thompson breaks bricks during a Chinese Universal Kempo martial arts demonstration as part of the Wyoming National Guard's Diversity Day celebration.
Check out how Camp Guernsey cleans up after a record-setting June
Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers are among a handful of guardsmen at Fort Bragg, North Carolina to learn the changes in the Army’s revamped fitness exam, which has been renamed the Soldier Readiness Test. SGT Dexter Jones, SSG Kari Brafford and SGT Darrell Wilkes are learning the three-phase test, designed to demonstrate abilities to perform unit-specific combat related tasks and to change the focus of Physical Readiness Training to a more holistic, functional fitness program, according to the Army Technique Publication 6-22.5.
Volunteer members of the Wyoming Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and members of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center step off a Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 after observing an aeromedical evacuation training flight. Thank you to all who support the members of the Wyoming National Guard
Congratulations to Capt. Gabriel Bruyere the new 197th Public Affairs Detachment commander. Capt. Terrance Bell relinquished command of the Wyoming Army National Guard unit and will take command of the 133rd Engineer Company next week. Bruyere’s most recent assignment was with the 960th Brigade Support Battalion.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Vonnie Benson is pinned with her new rank by her husband Anthony during a June 21, 2018 promotion ceremony at the Joint Forces Readiness Center in Cheyenne. Benson joined the Wyoming Army National Guard’s Judge Advocate Office in 2000 and received her warrant commission in 2005. Congratulations ma’ am!
Warrior Bard, the Celtic and bluegrass ensemble of the 67th Army Band “Wyoming’s Own” made a stop at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park to play for tourists from all over the world.
Outstanding video story about all the action at Camp Guernsey this month. Hats off to to broadcast journalist, Spc. Wright.
It's been a tad rainy in the Southeast corner of Wyoming for the last few days. For the Arkansas National Guard soldiers training at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center (and everyone else, for that matter) the rain posed a bit of a problem.
Our Army Guard aviators and medics spent the weekend training with the South Dakota National Guard and a Canadian military brigade as part of the annual Golden Coyote training exercise.
Our training site, Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center is having it's busiest month EVER. Our amazing staff is doing everything possible to ensure safe and exciting training for our customers, which include the Arkansas National Guard and the South Dakota National Guard.
Happy Father’s Day to all. For some fathers (or fathers to be) this Father’s Day was spent training at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center. Like these three soldiers from the 133rd Engineer Company Wyoming National Guard taking a quick break during annual training.
Soldiers from South Dakota National Guard’s 211th Engineer Company know soldiering is tough on the feet, and take a moment to take care of them while digging in at Robert’s Ranch at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center. SDARNG is conducting its annual Golden Coyote exercise this month.
Even military technology needs an assist in the wilds of Wyoming. Soldiers with the Wyo. Guard and the Arkansas National Guard raise an antenna in the Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center's North Training Area during Western Strike 2018.
Soldiers are still kicking up dust and kicking @$$ at Camp Guernsey and around the world 243 years after the U.S. Army got started. Happy Birthday Army!