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Herculean airplane to touch down in Riverton

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton Regional Airport officials are inviting the public to come see a Lockheed C130 Hercules cargo plane in person.

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Kids get to check out National Guard vehicles

Kids get to check out National Guard vehicles

About 150 kids got a sneak peek at new military vehicles on Tuesday morning at Ahead of the Curve Child Development Center, 3242 Hesper Road.

June 17, 2014 2:24 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: First legislation aims to stop warrantless NSA searches

Montanans know hard work. After spending the last few weeks in Washington, I can tell you it’s something a lot of folks back there talk about but never actually get around to doing.

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Big Horn River flooding subsides

Big Horn River flooding subsides

Emergency crews continued to battle flooding along the Big Horn and Nowood rivers in Greybull and Manderson on Monday, although officials hope the worst is over.

March 11, 2014 8:00 am Video Photos

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Private funeral Saturday for Wyoming National Guard pilot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A private funeral service is being held Saturday for a Wyoming Army National Guard pilot who died in Afghanistan last week.

January 18, 2014 12:41 pmLoading…
“National Guard”

“National Guard”

“National Guard”, 1955, photographer unknown.  Royal R. Stewart gift

October 18, 2013 8:55 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Pay for veterans’ care now, or pay more later

When the next generation looks back on Iraq and Afghanistan they will see that one of the steepest costs of these wars was the obligation we incurred to our veterans.

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Bomb scares rattle Cheyenne

Bomb scares rattle Cheyenne

CASPER, Wyo. — A delivery truck driver was taken for questioning Thursday after security at the Wyoming Air National Guard base in Cheyenne found explosive residue on the driver’s hands and in the vehicle, a guard spokeswoman said.

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Complaint filed over unexploded ordnances in Montana

Complaint filed over unexploded ordnances in Montana

HELENA - In the late 1940s and 1950s, the Montana Army National Guard fired thousands of projectiles into rangeland in the north Helena Valley, part of America’s Cold War military preparation.

June 16, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Care packages aim to give soldiers taste of home

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The 160 members of the Wyoming Army National Guard's 133rd Engineering Company deployed recently will be receiving regular reminders of home.

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Billings based Montana National Guard undergo rifle qualification

Billings based Montana National Guard undergo rifle qualification

The 1063rd Support Maintenance Company from Billings sets up an area of operations at Fort Liberty in Waco to undergo weapons qualification.

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Wyoming's female soldiers say they saw action before combat ban was lifted

Wyoming's female soldiers say they saw action before combat ban was lifted

CASPER, Wyo. — Sarah Oliver grew up with one wish.

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Tying flies

Tying flies

Staff Sgt. Raymond Leonhardt ties a fly Tuesday afternoon in the National Guard hangar in Helena.

March 20, 2013 9:34 amLoading…
Welcome home embrace

Welcome home embrace

Family members embrace after members of the Montana Army National Guard’s 484th Military Police Company arrived back in Montana after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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Billings police sergeant to advise chief of National Guard Bureau

Billings police sergeant to advise chief of National Guard Bureau

Billings Police Department Sgt. Mitch Brush will become the senior enlisted adviser to U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, in May.

March 07, 2013 2:31 pm Photos

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Military considers joining firefighting sooner

Military considers joining firefighting sooner

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Military and civilian officials are weighing whether to make it easier to call in military planes to help fight wildfires, a top general said Wednesday.

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Veteran: 'I just always hoped that I would be in that freak car accident'

Veteran: 'I just always hoped that I would be in that freak car accident'

When Casey Elder enlisted in the Montana Army National Guard as a 17-year-old, she was not impressed with the organization’s nearly nonexistent suicide-awareness plan.

December 30, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Family says 'thanks' to soldiers

Family says 'thanks' to soldiers

Lori Schmitt always is pleased that Montana National Guard soldiers and their spouses enjoy the Christmas parties that she and her husband have thrown the last five years.

November 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Wyoming says thank you for serving

Wyoming says thank you for serving

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — Those who can’t do, say thank you.

August 11, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Reservoir on Montana-Wyoming border lures smallmouth anglers

Reservoir on Montana-Wyoming border lures smallmouth anglers

OK-A-BEH MARINA -- To find smallmouth bass on Bighorn Reservoir, George Riedel recommended fishing the rocks.

June 14, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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