Hero Appreciation Days

Hero Appreciation Days is an annual community gathering held at Western Wyoming Community College. This event seeks to honor all first responders, active duty military and veterans. This is a family-friendly affair allowing interaction with the men and women we seek to honor.

Past events have included static equipment displays, museum exhibits, and interactive activities. American Legion Post 24 and 28 have provided free hot dogs and hamburgers in the past. A raffle table with prizes makes the day even more delightful for those in attendance.

Hero Appreciation Days is always free to everyone!

Participants in this celebration have included:

  • American Legion Posts 24 and 28
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Rock Springs Fire Department
  • Rock Springs Historical Museum
  • Rock Springs Police Department
  • Scout Troop #4
  • Scout Troop #307
  • Sweetwater County Combined Communications Center
  • Sweetwater County Historical Museum
  • Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department
  • Sweetwater County Veteran Services Office
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Veterans Administration
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2321
  • Veterans Outreach Services
  • Volunteers of America
  • Wyoming Air Guard
  • Wyoming National Guard
  • Wyoming State Museum
  • Wyoming Veterans Museum
  • Wyoming Workforce Services  


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