John Goss has served as director of the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum in Casper since 2006. A long military career included time in 2005-06, when his national guard unit was mobilized and sent to Iraq, as deputy commanding officer of an embedded 10-man Military Transition Team with the Iraqi Army’s 2nd Infantry Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, in the volatile Al Anbar Province. He retired as a major with the Wyoming Army National Guard in 2013.
He holds a degree in anthropology from the University of Wyoming. For five years he and his wife, Lisa, ran a small archeology firm employing up to nine people. He is a lifelong Casper resident with Lisa and their three daughters.