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 9, 1955 Lt. Col. Robert R. Scott, in a F-84F Thunderstreak, set a three hour, 44-minute and 53-second record for the 2,446 mile flight from Los Angeles to New York.
March 9, 1959 The 16 Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Naha AB, Okinawa, became the first squadron in the Pacific Air Forces to convert to Convair's F-102 Delta Dagger. The unit, previously equipped with F-86D Sabres, became operationally ready later in September.
March 9, 1977 The 354th Tactical Fighter Wing at Myrtle Beach AFB, S.C., received the first A-10 for hands-on-training.
March 9, 1998 Air Mobility Command performed 104 airlift and 110 air refueling missions for a six-nation tour of Africa through April 9. On March 22, President William J. Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright left Andrews AFB, Md., on Air Force One for a 12-day journey through sub-Saharan Africa. It was the first time a sitting American president visited Ghana, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, Botswana, and Senegal.
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
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The Official Web Site of the 151st Air Refueling Wing