The Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base is an Air Mobility Command gained installation and is home to the Utah Air National Guard. The 151st Air Refueling Wing's mission is to aggressively extend global reach through air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and airlift to U.S. and allied military forces; to enable critical Intelligence systems, air traffic control, cyber infrastructure and information operations for the warfighter; and provide civil defense, disaster relief and domestic response to state and national emergencies as directed by the governor of Utah.
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Air Force History
May 3, 1943 Lt. Gen. Frank M. Andrews, Commanding General, European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army, died in an air crash in Iceland.
May 3, 1945 In the last 9th Bomb Division mission, 132 A-26s bombed Czechoslovakia's Stod ammunitions plant.
May 3, 1952 A ski-and-wheel-equipped U.S. Air Force C-47 Skytrain makes the world's first successful North Pole landing.
May 3, 1960 Gen. Curtis E. LeMay, Vice Chief of Staff for the Air Force, announced the approval of a single tanker force, Strategic Air Command managed and KC-135 equipped, to support training and combat for full implementation by the end of fiscal 1963.
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 2014 "Airmen of the Year" winners:
Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Chris Cook, 151st Logistics Readiness Squadron
Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Annie Edwards, 151st Air Refueling Wing, Public Affairs
Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Shatiece Werner, 151st Security Forces Squadron
First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Vallaree McArthur, 151st Mission Support Group
Honor Guard Member of the Year: Technical Sgt. Jamie Phair
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