The Wyoming National Guard Berlin Crisis Ribbon honors Wyoming National Guard members who carried out at least 30 days of service in Germany during the Cold War Berlin Crisis between the dates of October 10, 1961 and August 14, 1962.
The Wyoming National Guard consists of the Wyoming Army National Guard and the Wyoming Air National Guard. The Army component dates back to a territorial militia in 1870 and numbers approximately 1,700 soldiers at present. The Air component was founded in August of 1946 and currently numbers approximately 1,200; its major unit is the 153d Airlift Wing, and it is based in Cheyenne.
The ribbon is red with alternating thin vertical stripes in the center, four white and three blue; it also features blue edging and a bar reading “BERLIN CRISIS.”