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
March 2, 1910 Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois began solo flying at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Lieutenant Foulois was the only pilot and only one with flying duty assigned to the Signal Corps at that time.
March 2, 1949 Lucky Lady II lands at Carswell Air Force Base, Texas. The B-50 Superfortress completes the first nonstop, around-the-world flight in history, covering 23,452 miles in 94 hours and 1 minute.
March 2, 1962 Operation Bristle Cone, a 12-day exercise, examined the U.S. Air Force and Army capability to airlift 40,000 combat troops from Fort Lewis, Wash. and Fort Riley, Kan. to George AFB, Calif.
March 2, 1965 Lt. Hayden J. Lockhart's F-100 was shot down by North Vietnam during his raid against an ammo dump north of the demilitarized zone. A week later, he became the first U.S. Air Force pilot taken as a prisoner of war. He was not released until February 12, 1973.
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 2013 "Airmen of the Year" winners:
Airman of the Year: Senior Airman John Webb, 169th Intelligence Squadron
Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Tyson Mayfield, 151st Security Forces Squadron
Senior NCO of the Year: Senior Master Sgt. Wayne Ormond, Utah State Headquarters
First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Joan Cornell, 169th Intelligence Squadron
Honor Guard Member of the Year: Technical Sgt. Jada Slayton
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
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The Official Web Site of the 151st Air Refueling Wing