Major McGee retires from the Wyoming Army National Guard


Maj. Michael McGee receives a flag flown over the Wyoming State Capitol at his retirement ceremony at the Joint Force Readiness Center in Cheyenne, Wyo., June 12, 2021. McGee was the Army ROTC executive officer at the University of Wyoming. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Kristina Kranz)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Many family and friends came out to attend the retirement ceremony for Maj. Michael McGee at the Joint Force Readiness Center on June 12.

With 24 years of service, McGee has earned numerous awards throughout his distinguished career, with a Bronze Star and Purple Heart being among them.

Among his many accomplishments, McGee earned the top honor of the Chief's 54, now known as the Director's 54, for being the top recruiter in Wyoming. He put over 100 soldiers in the Wyoming Army Guard. Equivalent to a whole infantry company.

"That is a huge feat, and I just want to say tha...

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