Citizen-Soldiers of the Wyoming National Guard: A Legacy of Service and Preparedness
November 9, 2023
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming National Guard, renowned as the vanguard of military readiness and safeguarding Wyoming’s citizens and the United States, boasts a rich history of unwavering dedication to excellence. With its roots dating back to the late 19th century, the Wyoming Guard has become an indispensable asset in our nation’s defense and disaster response efforts.
The Wyoming Army Guard was officially established in 1870. Its first federally recognized unit, Company A, 1st Wyoming Regiment, was founded in 1888, with its first federal mobilization occurring in 1898 during the Sp...