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151st ARW

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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Senior Airman Maria Purziani, a member of the Utah Air National Guard's 169th Intelligence Squadron, joined three other service members on June 23 at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, to perform the Honor Guard detail prior to Real Salt Lake's match against the San Jose Quakes. The UTANG Honor Guard always welcomes new members to its team. Send us a message if you're interested in joining and we'll point you in the right direction!
Through the State Partnership Program, our JFHQ PAO, Maj. Jen Eaton, had the opportunity to work at HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA as the Interim African Air Chiefs Symposium Director. Her article highlights some of the important security cooperation work being accomplished by our professional international relations teams overseas. http://www.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1549001/association-of-african-air-forces-continues-to-grow-foster-cooperation-among-us/
It's that time of year again! Wingman Day is TOMORROW! Come on out to the base starting at 9 a.m. and join us for a day filled with friends, food and fun! Also, if you share your photos from Wingman Day on social media be sure to tag us using the hashtag #UTANG 😎
Today marked the second day of the Utah Air National Guard Diversity Council's first ever Pride Week, a celebration of all our LGBTQ members as well as our advocates and allies. Thanks to everyone who showed support for our Pride Community by participating in today's cornhole tournament and congratulations to the winning team, TSgt Spencer McWhorter and SSgt Nicholas Chadwick! Team "Pats" took home some Dierks Bentley concert tickets for their big win!
Wingman Day is almost here!! Let's get ready for fun. 9 June, 0900-1530. See you there! #UTANGmembersandfamilies #UTANGresiliencetraining #UTANGfamilyfoodandfun #utang
BG Buckle and Command Chief Garrett recently had the honor of presenting the Patriot Award to Candace Appleton-Kuntz CAO Black Rifle Coffee. Congratulations Candace and the Black Rifle Coffee Team! Pictured (Left to Right): Dennis Johnson, ESGR Region 2 Chair; CMSgt Brian Garrett, State Command Chief, UT; Bert Kuntz, recipient’s husband and Black Rifle Coffee employee; Jared "JT" Taylor, Business Developer, Black Rifle Coffee; Candace Appleton-Kuntz CAO Black Rifle Coffee; BG Christine Burckle, Assistant Adjutant General, UTANG; Jeff Tiede, ESGR State Chair, Utah. #utang #blackriflecoffee #patriotaward #militaryveterans
Brig. Gen. Darwin Craig, Utah Air National Guard Director of the Joint Staff, and his wife Elizabeth attended a Memorial Day Ceremony in Park City, Utah, honoring members of the Army Air Corps involved in a B-18 crash into Iron Mountain in 1941. Two of the air crew members did not survive bailout. The program included presentation of the colors by the Team Hill Honor Guard, military and guest speakers, patriotic music, unveiling of a plaque honoring the crew, and a Missing Man flyover by the Utah Chapter of the Commemorative Air Force.
Congratulations to Hailee and Danny Whitlock on the birth of their adorable son! Mom is healthy and doing well. Everyone meet Tristan Whitlock!
Lt. Col. Dustin Carroll, Utah National Guard State Partnership Program (SPP) Director, and Maj. Celena Schaddelee, African Air Chiefs Symposium (AACS) Director, HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA, met in Stuttgart, Germany to discuss their respective programs and upcoming Air Force events in Morocco. Both officers are highly engaged in relationship building with the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces. The Utah National Guard is formally paired with Morocco through the SPP to promote regional stability and civil-military relationships in support of U.S. policy objectives. The AACS, which will be co-hosted in Marrakech, Morocco this year, serves as a forum for strategic dialogue among African Air Chiefs to encourage sharing of best practices, tactics and techniques, as well as regional cooperation and interoperability.
Wingman Day is "right around the corner". We are excited to see you all there!
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Just a friendly reminder to our UTANG friends and family, please be sure to practice safe and smart social media habits! The Air Force Social Media Guide has several easy-to-follow tips to help you use social media in your personal and professional lives. This guide is for informational purposes only and does not replace official Air Force policy. Feel free to share this with your co-workers and family as well. Here is a link to find the guide: http://www.af.mil/Portals/1/documents/SocialMediaGuide2013.pdf And on the topic of social media "dos and don'ts", please also be mindful of the Hatch Act Guidance. Here is a link to find a quick guide of some "dos and don'ts" for all federal employees (be sure to review the full guidance for comprehensiveness): https://osc.gov/Resources/Social%20Media%20Quick%20Guide%20FINAL%20r.pdf If you have any questions regarding these topics, please contact the Public Affairs office. You can also find us on our other social media platforms- Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Flickr. Just type "utahairguard" when searching for our profiles.
Congratulations to Airman Basic Cole Cutner, one of the newest members of the Utah Air National Guard. Cutner just graduated Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland and was the top graduate in his class of 580! Welcome to the #UTANG Airman. We’re proud to call you one of our own.
Colonel Brandon Taylor, operations group commander with Utah Air National Guard, Poses for a photo during the Humanitarian Civic Assistance component of Exercise African Lion 2018 in Bounaamane, Morocco, April 25, 2018. Exercise African Lion 2018 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-sponsored, U.S. Africa Command-scheduled, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa-led, joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco. African Lion offers an opportunity to improve interoperability and cooperation while demonstrating the strong military bond that exists between the participating nations.
Save the date! ARMED FORCES DAY CONCERT * Saturday | May 19, 2018 * 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm * Gallivan Center 239 Main St. Salt Lake City, UT 84111 * Contact #: 801-390-7967 All #utang members and their families are welcome to attend!
The Utah Warriors Rugby team invites all military service members and their families to a match on May 11th at 7 p.m. at Zions Bank Stadium. Receive your four complimentary tickets for you and your family to attend by clicking the link below and entering the promo code MILITARY http://warriorsrugby.com/ticketpromotions For any questions or information on future games call 801-935-4045
Brig. Gen. Christine Burckle, Commander of the Utah Air National Guard, and Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, The Adjutant General of the Utah National Guard, presented a certificate of appreciation to Mr. Bill Wyatt, Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, at the Salt Lake City International Airport on April 18, 2018. The certificate was presented in recognition of the assistance provided by the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, as well as the Advisory Board, in extending the lease with Salt Lake City for Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base.
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There will be a Children's Christmas Party-Sponsored by the UTANG CGOs. See flyer for details. #UTANG #UTANGCGOs https://t.co/TOgIEAaZJx
UTANG members. The deadline to opt in to BRS is approaching, 31 Dec, 2018. Mr. David Gallman will be discussing BRS… https://t.co/gwc8YYjRLF
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On behalf of Brigadier General Christine Burckle, Utah Air National Guard Commander, we would like to congratulate… https://t.co/0wjtOJgwcG
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Spent my morning hearing from some of our hard-charging @AirNatlGuard Squadron Commanders at @NGAUS1878. Joint warfigh…
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Through the State Partnership Program, our JFHQ PAO, Maj. Jen Eaton worked at HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA as the Interim Afri… https://t.co/9p84nB0pih
Wingman Day is almost here!! Let's get ready for fun. 9th June, 0900-1530. See you there!… https://t.co/0OcQnjXkb6
BG Buckle and Command Chief Garrett recently had the honor of presenting the Patriot Award to Candace Appleton-Kunt… https://t.co/rlSaiyhqKX
Brig. Gen. Darwin Craig, Utah Air National Guard Director of the Joint Staff, and his wife Elizabeth attended a Mem… https://t.co/uVnucyyVJd
Congratulations, MSgt Durtschi! As part of their Nurses Week celebration, the @ShrinersHospSLC presented the 2018 D… https://t.co/q9WkR15F0c
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RT @GovHerbert: Historic day for Utah as General Christine Burkel becomes first woman to serve as Commander of @UtahAirGuard. #utpol https:…
Col. Kristin Streukens takes command of the 151st Air Refueling Wing. #utahairguard https://t.co/ynKQ89q79e
Utah honor guard: a volunteer duty https://t.co/KO0Ybl6Vu5