Wyoming Air National Guard
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two military air tankers from Wyoming are in Boise to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.
When Harold Reed joined the Wyoming Air National Guard in 1980, some people called it a flying club. The part-time gig allowed people to get some flight time in exchange for a few deliveries and some training.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An entire Wyoming Air National Guard unit could be eliminated if a budget proposed by President Barack Obama is adopted by Congress as-is, the Wyoming Military Department announced Tuesday.
Federal authorities have released the driver of a delivery truck that caused last week’s explosives scare at the Wyoming Air National Guard base in 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.
CHEYENNE — Possible traces of explosives in a delivery truck prompted authorities to shut down the entrance to the Wyoming Air National Guard base for almost two hours.
CHEYENNE — Two Air National Guard units that fly C-130 cargo planes against wildfires are taking part in annual training this week under new standards and procedures adopted since one of the specially equipped planes crashed last year.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Military Department plans to furlough more than 430 employees because of federal budget cuts.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Before the end of the month, weather permitting, Cheyenne residents who drive on ultra-busy Dell Range Boulevard may be distracted by a 100-foot tall crane set at the Wyoming Air National Guard base.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Friends and family gathered at the Cheyenne airport to welcome home several of the Wyoming National Guard troops who have been deployed to Afghanistan and Kosovo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Ceremonies at the Wyoming Air National Guard base in Cheyenne will welcome home several of the 44 Wyoming soldiers who are returning home from deployments to Afghanistan and Kosovo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Two military transport planes that are specially equipped to fight wildfires have returned to their home base in Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Two Wyoming Air National Guard transport planes have returned to fighting wildfires this week.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — More forest fires in the western United States have prompted the U.S. Forest Service to call in two additional C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with the Mobile Airborne Fire Fighting System.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Two Wyoming Air National Guard transport planes are headed home to Cheyenne after more than a week of firefighting duty in Idaho and Utah.
CHEYENNE — Six military cargo planes that are employed to drop fire retardant around wildfires have been moved to air tanker bases in Utah and Idaho to put them closer to the most active fires in the West.
CHEYENNE — President Barack Obama signed a bill this week hastening the addition of seven large tanker planes to the nation's rundown aerial firefighting fleet, at a cost of $24 million. The same day, two C-130 military transport planes designed for that very purpose sat on a tarmac in Cheye…
CHEYENNE — Col. Dennis D. Grunstad II is assuming command of the Wyoming Air National Guard.
CHEYENNE — Some of the gray Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 transport planes that loop around Cheyenne on frequent training flights are getting ready for plenty of firefighting action this summer and in the years ahead.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A unit of the Wyoming Air National Guard is being targeted in national defense budget cuts.