CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s U.S. Senators Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso met with members of the Wyoming National Guard following President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.
Members of the Wyoming National Guard volunteered to travel to Washington D.C. to help ensure security during the event.
“This afternoon, following the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) welcomed 15 National Guardsmen from Wyoming for a meet-and-greet at her office in the Dirksen Senate Office Building,” Lummis’ office said. “Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) also joined to thank the Guardsmen.”
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Lummis expressed pride in the service of Wyoming men and women serving in the Guard.
“These dedicated Airmen and Soldiers represent the best of Wyoming,” she said. “Their personal sacrifices and bravery are inspiring, and I’m humbled by their willingness to serve our country not only on Inauguration Day, but every day, no matter the challenges that arise.”
“They are truly an inspiration, and I wanted to let them know how grateful I am that they rose to the call and volunteered to serve this week.”