Late Casper Resident Survived USS Oklahoma Attack, Founded Fire Truck Company
After the war, Walt Becker eventually moved to Casper where he founded the Becker Fire Equipment Co.
Wyoming Ranks Among Top States for Military Retirees
Wyoming has earned a reputation in recent years for being a great spot to move to for retirement. In general (no pun intended), earlier this year, the Cowboy State was ranked as the 11th best state to retire in. It seems that for military retirees, it's that much better.
Military Exercise To Close Highway 287 North of Rawlins This Fall
The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be joining other state and local agencies in supporting the multi-state "Rally in the Rockies" military training exercise which will be taking place this fall. The exercise takes place in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, and they will be using a variety of cargo and fighter aircraft, along with ground crews from other service branches... Read Mor
ELR Brings Teachers and Military Together
The inaugural Wyoming Educator Leadership Rendezvous (ELR) was held this week at Camp Guernsey. The ELR is a three-day summer retreat that brings Wyoming teachers, counselors, and principals from across the state to learn about the military, leadership, and culture-building strategies in order to improve morale and resiliency among educators in the field. ...
Upcoming Readiness Exercises at Air National Guard Base
The 153rd Airlift Wing will be conducting readiness exercises from Thursday, August 5, to Monday, August 9. This will be taking place on the Wyoming Air National Guard base in Cheyenne. Because of this, the public may notice increased activity on the base and may hear simulated weapons firing for very short periods of time...
Pentagon Grappling with New Vaccine Orders; Timing Uncertain
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is vowing he “won’t let grass grow under our feet” as the department begins to implement new vaccine and testing directives.
Wyoming Military Unit Trades in WY Weather for Cali Heat to Train
Over 60 soldiers based out of Evanston and Afton in Wyoming recently traded in their setting of the relatively cool Wyoming weather to go train in the desert climate of Ft. Irwin, CA at the National Training Center. The soldiers are from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment.