You Served Us. Let Us Serve You.

Our mission is to create student veteran success through education, support and assistance for you and your family. Thank you for your service.

2017 military friendly logoThe Northern Wyoming Community College District offers comprehensive veteran-specific resources, including helping you understand and apply for veteran benefits and on-going support for your educational experience.


NWCCD was named a Military Friendly School by GI Jobs Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Brian YeagerMeet Our Gillette College Veterans Advisor

Brian Yeager is a prior service Marine and a native of the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. For over a decade Brian has worked with various organizations to provide veterans and their families in rural Northeastern Wyoming with support and benefits to achieve their goals. Brian is committed to creating a supportive and accessible campus environment for all current military members, veterans and their dependents.

Phone: 307.681.6460

Sam DrazninMeet Our Sheridan College Veterans Advisor

Sam Draznin is an OIF Marine Corps Veteran who served with 1st battalion 10th Marines conducting task force military police and convoy security operations in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq in 2008, and is a former Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival. Sam comes to Sheridan from the Automobile Club of Southern California where he was a former Business Auditor specializing in internal fraud investigation, and Special Investigation Unit Liaison specializing in property damage and bodily injury insurance fraud investigation. Sam earned his Bachelors of Arts from the University of California Berkeley. He is married and has four children, two girls and two boys.

Phone: 307.675.0777

Credit for Prior Learning

Veteran Services computer lab Sheridan College Wyoming
NWCCD values the education you have received as a member of the military, students should visit with our Veteran Advisors to learn about credit for prior learning.