Douglas R. Uhrig is a Paid Up for Life member of American Legion Archie Hay Post 24 in Rock Springs, Wyo. Uhrig served in the U.S. Army (1971-74) and National Guard (1976-80). Uhrig has served as post, district, and department commander, and was named Wyoming's 2017 Legionnaire of the Year. He also served 11 years on the department Executive Committee, seven years on the Finance Committee, and chaired the Americanism and Boy Scout Committees. He also served as director of Wyoming Boys State, a member of the high school rodeo host committee. Nationally, Uhrig served on the Americanism Commission, Eagle Scout of the Year Selection Committee, National Convention Committee for Constitutional Amendments, Americanism, Credentials & Rules, National Defense, and has been Wyoming's alternate National Executive Committeeman and the National Executive Committeeman (2020-21). Uhrig received a governor's appointment to the Wyoming Veterans Commission in 2013 and served until 2019.
Uhrig has worked in an underground gold mine, a surface coal mine and in a power plant. He and his wife Sharon have four children and eight grandchildren.