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 8, 1941 The United States declares war on Japan.
December 8, 1941 Following their Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese attacked American installations in the Philippines. Japanese fighters destroyed more than 100 U.S. combat aircraft on the ground, including 17 B-17s and 55 P-40s, while killing 80 airmen and wounding another 150. Five U.S. pilots shot down seven Japanese planes.
December 8, 1945 Flying a Douglas XB-42, Lt. Col. H. F. Warden and Capt. Glenn W. Edwards set a FAI record of five hours, 17 minutes, 55 seconds for a transcontinental flight between Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. They averaged 433.6 mph in the flight.
December 8, 1948 A B-36 completed a 9,400-mile nonstop, round-trip between Fort Worth, Texas, and Hawaii without refueling.
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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