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2 nuke commanders fired, another disciplined

2 nuke commanders fired, another disciplined

WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Monday fired two more nuclear commanders and disciplined a third, fresh evidence of leadership lapses in a nuclear missile corps that has suffered a rash of recent setbacks, including the firing last year of its top commander.

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Lawmakers consider missile site as tourist attraction

Lawmakers consider missile site as tourist attraction

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative committee plans to sponsor a bill that could turn a Missile Alert Facility near Cheyenne into a historic site and tourist attraction.

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Wyoming Air Force base fires senior officer over nuclear issues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming has fired one of its senior officers.

March 27, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

Air Force sergeant gets prison in child-sex case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Air Force sergeant faces 25 years in military prison after pleading guilty to charges he sexually molested girls in Germany and the United States.

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Airman found dead at FE Warren Air Force Base

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Authorities are investigating the death of an airman at F.E. Warren Air Force Base.

March 05, 2014 1:56 pmLoading…
Air Force: 34 missile officers in cheating scandal

Air Force: 34 missile officers in cheating scandal

WASHINGTON — In a stunning setback for a nuclear missile force already beset by missteps and leadership lapses, the Air Force disclosed on Wednesday that 34 officers entrusted with the world's deadliest weapons have been removed from launch duty for allegedly cheating — or tolerating cheatin…

January 15, 2014 2:13 pm Related
Nuclear launch officers tied to narcotics probe

Nuclear launch officers tied to narcotics probe

Hoping to boost sagging morale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made a rare visit Thursday to an Air Force nuclear missile base and the men and women who operate and safeguard the nation's Minuteman 3 missiles. But his attempt to cheer the troops was tempered by news that launch officers at an…

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Pentagon chief in rare visit to Wyoming nuke missile base

Pentagon chief in rare visit to Wyoming nuke missile base

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making a rare visit to an Air Force nuclear missile base, hoping to boost morale among the men and women who operate, maintain and safeguard the nation's Minuteman 3 nuclear missiles.

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End of military unpaid furloughs welcome news in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Civilian employees at the Wyoming National Guard and F.E. Warren Air Force Base will return to 40-hour work weeks beginning Monday after the Pentagon reduced the number of mandatory days off from 11 to six.

August 08, 2013 7:14 pmLoading…

90th Missile Wing has 1st female commander

CHEYENNE — The 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base has a female commander for the first time.

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Military friendliness bills moving through Wyoming Legislature

Military friendliness bills moving through Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Three bills to show the Pentagon that Wyoming is friendly to veterans moved a step closer to becoming law Tuesday.

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Barrasso seeks to keep Bells of Balangiga in Wyoming

Barrasso seeks to keep Bells of Balangiga in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Sen. John Barrasso is pushing legislation that would require congressional approval to move the Bells of Balangiga from F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne.

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'Fiscal cliff' threatens many Wyoming small businesses, nonprofits

Stacy Bair's Lovell-based Bairco Construction maintains roads at more than 300 missile storage facilities in the West. The Department of Defense is her biggest customer, with four contracts totaling more than $3 million. Bair isn't the nation's only small-business owner concerned about the f…

November 18, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Preserving Wyoming's POW past

Preserving Wyoming's POW past

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — An aerial photograph shows a fading outline of what used to be there, where 180 buildings sat on 687 acres.

January 15, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Defense bill signed by Obama includes $21M for Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A defense bill signed by President Barack Obama includes more than $21 million for military construction in Cheyenne.

January 02, 2012 2:18 pmLoading…

F.E. Warren Air Force Base defends title at Global Strike Challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - F.E. Warren Air Force Base is defending its title at the annual Global Strike Challenge.

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Bill Evans, of Casper, watches airmen salute

Bill Evans, of Casper, watches airmen salute

Bill Evans, of Casper, Wyo., watches airmen salute the buses holding World War II veterans as they drive through F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne on Tuesday morning. The pass-and-receive line at the base was a first for the six Honor Flight-Wyoming excursions since 2009.

October 15, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Air Force collaborates to fight underage drinking in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Officials from the U.S. Air Force, city of Cheyenne and state of Wyoming are working together to combat underage and irresponsible drinking.

September 28, 2011 10:57 amLoading…

Wyoming program targets underage, irresponsible drinking

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, F.E. Warren Air Force Base will collaborate with state and local governments and law enforcement to cut down on underage and irresponsible drinking, officials announced Tuesday.

September 27, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Final preparations under way for Frontier Days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Final preparations are under way for Frontier Days in Cheyenne.

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