The Wyoming Military Department is the umbrella agency for the Wyoming Army National Guard, the Wyoming Air National Guard and Wyoming Veterans Commission.

Our mission is to provide ready forces to safeguard Wyoming and protection the nation while adding value to our communities. We do this as one team of dedicated professionals, structured, resourced and always ready to respond as the state and nation’s best. Our agency has adopted “The Code of the West” as our operating philosophy.

The Adjutant General is the agency director and oversees day-to-day operations of the agency’s subordinate departments. The Army and Air National Guard commanders, known as an Assistant Adjutant General, ensure National Guard forces excel at their federal and state missions. The Wyoming Military Department’s deputy director oversees the agency’s state employees, budget process and funding.

Our leadership is:
Maj. Gen. K. Luke Reiner, adjutant general
Brig. Gen. Steve Mount, assistant adjutant general-Army
Brig. Gen. Steve Rader, assistant adjutant general-Air
Mr. Doug Shope, Wyoming Military Department deputy director

The majority of the WyMD’s employees are federally-funded civilian employees, the vast majority of who wear a military uniform to work. About 1/3 of the employee base are known as Active Guard & Reserve soldiers or airmen; they are employed as full-time military members by the National Guard. The WyMD also has 250 state-funded civilian employees. We also have federal and state contract employees augmenting our force, mainly in support functions.

Roughly 75 percent of the Wyoming National Guard is made up of traditional soldiers and airmen. They are part-time military members, wearing a uniform one weekend a month, for specific training exercises, or when activated to deploy for federal or state service.

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EMPLOYMENT

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Wyoming Employment Guidebook

Veterans Program

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Job Seekers & Workers

Wyoming at Work

Veterans' Preference

Applicants with Disabilities

Why Work for the State

EDUCATION

State Approving Agency

Internships

Wyoming National Guard Assistance Plan

Apprenticeship Approval

Community Colleges

Education for Veterans‎

HEALTHCARE

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WOMEN VETERANS

Women’s Health Outreach Toolkit

Women Health

Promoting Our Women Warriors Of Wyoming

STATE BENEFITS

Wyoming Veterans News

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Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

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First Responder Retirement

Financial Resources

Family Programs

Lifetime Disabled Veteran’s Permit

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Veterans Property Tax Exemption

Veteran designation option driver licenses

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Disabled Veteran Combo Hunting/Fishing License

WYOMING VETERANS HOME

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WYOMING VETERANS CEMETERY

Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery

CONTACTS

Wyoming Veterans Commission
5410 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009

307-777-8152
307-777-8150 Fax

American Legion Department of Wyoming

1320 Hugur Ave
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

307-634-3035
307-635-7093 Fax

Department Adjutant

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Dwight Null
2360 E Pershing Blvd D104
Cheyenne WY 82001

307-433-2750
307-433-2790 Fax
Dwight.Null@va.gov