In the released budget from President Trump $62 million projected for military investment in Laramie County. This is a win for the Wyoming Wranglers, a program of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce which funds the governmental affairs efforts at the federal level.
“I had a chance to visit Whiteman AFB recently with civic leaders from the Global Strike Command bases. It was great to interact with some of the tremendous men and women in uniform who defend our nation but our discussion went beyond that.” Shared President/CEO, Dale Steenbergen.
He further explained the need for technological updates to the B-2 Spirit (Stealth Bomber) is of utmost importance along with the modernization of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) mission to the Ground Based Strategic Deterrence mission (GBSD). The modernization in the coming years will result in $80 billion across all bases with the nuclear mission.
Your chamber is the active strength to make these improvements happen. Currently there is more than $150 million in military construction slated for Cheyenne that addresses some of military’s needs, including: Weapons Storage Facility, Roll Transfer Facility. Announced Tuesday was the facility to house the new helicopters will be coming to FE Warren in the next couple of years is also in the proposed budget. The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce these successes which will lead to long-term economic stability and growth for the State of Wyoming.