Dan Bushnell

Montana Army National Guard map of Montana with icons of divisions
Montana Army National Guard


  As tensions rise in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world, soldiers and air men and women from Montana and Wyoming may find themselves in harm’s way during overseas deployment, but that comes with wearing the uniform.

Wildland firefighting is a team effort. California has helped Montana during wildfire crises, and now Montana is returning the favor.

California’s fires have consumed tens of thousands of acres and forced thousands to flee their homes. With their resources stretched thin and firefighters battling fatigue, incident commanders reached out for help Sunday.