The 153rd Airlift Wing – Wyoming National Guard

The 153rd Airlift Wing (AW) of the Wyoming Air National Guard occupies approximately 77 acres of leased land on the City of Cheyenne Municipal Airport (MAP), located two miles north of downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming. The mission of the 153rd AW is to deliver troops and cargo, provide aeromedical evacuation, and to airlift passengers and cargo when required. The unit currently flies the C-130H3 Lockheed "Hercules" transport plane. The 153rd AW occupies five administrative and 18 industrial buildings totaling approximately 351,000 square feet with 180 full-time personnel. A unit training drill is conducted once a month and results in a surge of up to a total of 1200 personnel.

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