Major General Ed Wright is the adjutant general of the Wyoming Army National Guard. He was in town yesterday to update the public on the status of Wyoming troops currently deployed in the Middle East. Wright says the Guard will support families left behind by the deployed servicemen.
Sergeant Major Tom Allan says the current deployment of the 115th Fires Brigade is one of the largest in the history of the Wyoming Army National Guard.
The evening event at Sheridan City Hall included a conversation with soldiers in Iraq via webcam. During the demonstration, April Blum got to see her husband maybe for the last time before their next child is born. Incidentally, the Blum’s baby is due on Veteran’s Day, November 11th.