Wyoming's own - F. E. Warren Air Force Base
November 9, 2023
Wyoming is home to only one military installation, but that base, F.E. Warren in Cheyenne, has a notable history, and continues to play a significant role in the nation’s defenses.
Originally established in 1867 as Fort D. A. Russell, F. E. Warren Air Force Base is the oldest continuously active military installation within the Air Force. The former Army fort turned over to the, then, newly formed branch, upon its inception, in 1947. Today it is home to the 90th Missile Wing and Headquarters, 20th Air Force, of the Air Force Global Strike Command. The 90th includes missile facilities in...