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Wyoming Military Department

Wyoming Military Department hopes VA doesn't close any facilities

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Military Department’s director is concerned the anticipated overhaul of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system could result in the closure of Wyoming facilities, he said Monday morning.

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Wyoming military unit on chopping block

Wyoming military unit on chopping block

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.

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Wyoming soldier dies in helicopter crash; online fundraiser rallies in his honor

Andrew McAdams dreamed of flying helicopters when he was a student at Cheyenne East High School.

January 15, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Authorities release driver in Air Guard explosives scare

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.

July 01, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
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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Wyoming Military Department finalizes furlough order

CHEYENNE — More than 400 Wyoming Military Department employees will be required to take off 11 days without pay this summer because of federal budget cuts.

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Veterans hope 'core values' lead to jobs

Veterans hope 'core values' lead to jobs

CASPER, Wyo. — After returning 10 days ago from Kosovo on a Wyoming National Guard deployment, Sehou Nounawon is picking up the plans he put on hold when he left in May 2011 — finding a job in the field that he studied in college.

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Wyoming state parks visitation expected to be down

Wyoming state parks visitation expected to be down

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's state parks and recreation sites have escaped damage from wildfires for the most part this summer, but a state parks official expects visitation to be hurt because of fire restrictions and bans on open campfires.

July 31, 2012 11:35 am Related Loading…
Wyoming sends helicopter to help fight Colo. Fire

Wyoming sends helicopter to help fight Colo. Fire

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming National Guard helicopter is being sent to Colorado to help fight a wildfire there.

June 12, 2012 8:50 pm Related Loading…

National Guard unit consolidation focus of study

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature plans to study the possible consolidation of Wyoming Army National Guard armories in the northwest area of the state.

March 22, 2012 5:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming's 30th Airlift Squadron returning from Afghanistan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — About 40 members of the 30th Airlift Squadron are coming home from Afghanistan.

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Casper braces for higher flows on N. Platte River

Casper braces for higher flows on N. Platte River

CHEYENNE  - The North Platte River through Casper will rise over the next several weeks as federal water managers release more water from upstream reservoirs to make room for spring runoff from record mountain snows.

June 01, 2011 6:05 pmLoading…
ChalleNGe Cadets earn college credits

ChalleNGe Cadets earn college credits

Andrew MacKenzie, 16, of Pinedale, Wyo., a cadet at the Wyoming Youth ChalleNGe Program, works on computer application courses at Eastern Wyoming College, in Torrington, Wyo.

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Guard program for teens has hard time recruiting

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Military Department wants to talk to troubled teenagers about a proven path to turn around their lives.

November 21, 2009 11:35 pmLoading…

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