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Porter takes command of Wyoming forces

CHEYENNE, Wyo.- The Cowboy State anointed its new National Guard top commander on Thursday, March 28. The appointment comes at a time when the organization has seen an uptick in deployments since the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan nearly 20 years ago, while continuing to meet domestic demands.

Maj. Gen. Gregory C. Porter succeeded Maj. Gen. K. Luke Reiner as adjutant general during the Wyoming National Guard's change of command ceremony at the Red Lion Inn Hotel, in Cheyenne. This year, the state will deploy several units this spring and summer, including its largest the 2/30...


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