• General Hooper and Chief Hill formally retire

    The Assistant Adjutant General of the Utah ANG, Brig. Gen. David M. Hooper, and the Command Chief Master Sgt. Robert Hill retired in a formal ceremony on base July 10. At the commencement of the ceremony, General Hooper and Chief Hill were presented with the Utah Joint Medal of Merit for their distinctive accomplishments, service before self and
  • 130th EIS prepares for UCI in May

    The 130th Engineering and Installations Squadron recently held an Operational Readiness Exercise in preparation for their upcoming Unit Compliance Inspection in May 2011. The anticipated 11-day inspection will check unit compliance to regulations, then inspect the unit's preparation and performance of assigned duties within an operations base, said
  • Utah Air Guardsman's life saved... by a safety brief

    Staff Sgt. Jason Butterfield, an intelligence analyst with the 151st Operations Group Intelligence, suffered a left wrist and hand injury when riding in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle that rolled near Helmand province, Afghanistan Feb. 10, 2009. The injury could have been much worse, possibly even fatal, had it not been for the
  • Airmen recognized for outstanding achievement

    Six Airmen from the 151st Air Refueling Wing were awarded Utah Air National Guard Airmen of the Year 2009 during a ceremony on base May 2, 2010. The Airmen were recognized for their outstanding performance in their work, for going above and beyond the regular duties assigned to them, and for their services within the community.Brig. Gen. David M.
  • 109th ACS prepares for upcoming deployment

    The 109th Air Control Squadron recently participated in an exercise in Wendover, Utah in preparation for their upcoming deployment.Their mission was to provide radar and radio communications to a separate part of the unit that remained at the Utah Air National Guard base.2nd Lt. Dan Topham, the maintenance communications information systems officer
  • When disaster strikes Airmen should update AFPAAS via new web link

    The Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (APAAS) has recently integrated a self-assessment reporting system into their website (https://afpaas.af.mil) to help track personnel accountability, and to get emergency aid to military members as quickly as possible during regional disasters. AFPAAS maintains a database of Air Force
  • The role of the new UTANG Diversity Council

    The Utah Air National Guard has recently formed its first Diversity Council, and is now scheduled to meet quarterly to problem-solve issues, and to discuss proactive measures that can be taken to ensure diversity within the UTANG. The triplex role of the council is to assist the command structure in evaluating base policies and practices to ensure
  • 151st ARW KC-135 tasked to support AMC

    Twenty-one Air Guardsmen are on-call through July while one of the Utah Air National Guard's KC-135s is made available to the Air Mobility Command for mission support. Maj. Corey Love, 191st Air Refueling Squadron chief of current operations, said there are 10 tankers across the country tasked for the mission."We're assigned as a duty tanker," he