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
December 14, 1925 The Lampert Committee, set up on March 24, 1924 by the House to examine U.S. Air Service operations, made its report. The committee wanted a Department of Defense more aviation representation in higher military councils, and more money for aviators.
December 14, 1927 Maj. Gen. J.E. Fechet became Chief of the Air Corps.
December 14, 1950 During the Korean War, due to advancing Chinese troops, through Dec. 17, the Combat Cargo Command moved 228 patients, 3,891 passengers, and 20,088 tons of cargo from Yonpo Airfield. The airlift support helped to evacuate the Army's X Corps from the Hamhung-Hungnam area in northeastern Korea. A Far East Air Forces airplane dropped the first six-ton Tarzon on a tunnel near Huichon with limited effectiveness.
December 14, 1959 Capt. Joe B. Jordan set a FAI altitude record of 103,395.9 feet at Edwards AFB, Calif., in a Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.
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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