The Utah Air National Guard Base is an Air Mobility Command gained installation and is home to the Utah Air National Guard. The host organization, the 151st Air Refueling Wing, aggressively extends global reach, power and humanitarian support for the state of Utah and the nation. The installation is also home to several associate units that also provide capabilites and support to the state and nation.
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Air Force History
May 19, 1908 Lt. Thomas E. Seldridge, the first U.S. Army officer to fly an airplane, flew the 'White Wing' at Hammondsport. It was Dr. Alexander Graham Bell's second Aerial Experiment Association plane, and had hinged ailerons.
May 19, 1919 MSgt. R.W. Bottriell made the first free back-type parachute jump.
May 19, 1961 The first Titan I arrived at Lowry AFB, Colo.
May 19, 1963 On a nonstop from Washington, D.C. to a Moscow flight , the U. S. presidential aircraft, a Boeing 707-320B, with Col. James B. Swindal at the controls, set 15 nonstop FAI records in flying the 5,004-mile route in eight hours 39 minutes 2 seconds. On the return flight, Colonel Swindal and his crew set another 15 FAI records on the Moscow to Washington trip, flying an average speed of 490.96 mph.
To contact the Utah Air National Guard Base, call (801) 245-2200. For the recruiting office, call (801) 245-2246.
The following is a list of the Utah Air National Guard 2012 "Airmen of the Year" winners:
Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Rebecca Bagley, 130th Engineering Installation Squadron
Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Technical Sgt. Alisa Stanley, 151st Comptroller Flight
Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Mitchell Hooper, 151st Security Forces Squadron
First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Vallaree McArthur, 151st Maintenance Squadron
Honor Guard Member of the Year: Airman 1st Class Colton Elliott
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