• Armed Forces Day salutes military members

    The Choral Arts Society of Utah will join forces with the Utah National Guard's 23rd Army Band for a rousing salute to the men and women in uniform May 15.A concert will be held at the Murray Park Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and no tickets are required. The concert will feature military marches, including the Stars & Stripes
  • Utah Air Guard children participate in annual Easter Egg Hunt

    The Utah Air National Guard held their annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt on the ANG base March 27. With baskets in hand, hundreds of Air Guard children attended this year's event eager to search for eggs containing candy and the coveted golden dollars. "We are excited to continue the tradition of the annual Utah ANG Easter Egg Hunt," said Jill
  • Utah Airmen among first military responders to Chilean earthquake

    First they feared for their own lives, then Utah Air National Guardmembers helped others as a training mission in Chile took a no-notice turn to humanitarian relief.Air Force Lt. Col. Boyd Badali and Senior Master Sgt. Joe Mace were among members of the 151st Air Refueling Wing staying on the 15th floor of a Santiago hotel when they were shaken
  • Utah Air Guard mission in Chile changes from training to humanitarian

    Four members of the Utah Air National Guard's 151st Air Refueling Wing based here had a rude awakening Feb. 27 when the 15th floor of their hotel in Santiago, Chile, started to shake. Deployed to Chile to provide flying and maintenance support to the Chilean air force on their new KC-135 "E" model aircraft, the group had no idea that a
  • Utah Air National Guard helps in Homeland Defense

    It's just another day for the fighter pilots on-call at one of the various alert sites around the nation when the call comes in. An unidentified aircraft has entered restricted airspace and two fighter jets are scrambled to intercept the aircraft. Their job is to get the pilot of the unauthorized plane to divert its course and escort it from
  • Hometown Heroes recognize Airmen, families for service

    Members of the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Logistics Readiness Squadron, and Communications Flight, and the 101st Information Operations Flight gathered at the Salt Lake Art Center March 5 to recognize Airmen and their families during the Hometown Heroes Salute Awards Ceremony.The program was organized to recognize Airmen who have been deployed for
  • 130th EIS responds to Air Force-wide cable call

    The Utah Air National Guard's 130th Engineering Installation Squadron recently responded to an Air Force-wide call for emergency assistance at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Mountain Home AFB, who is without an EIS, placed the request after a contractor dug into the base's telephone lines causing them to lose over half of their connections.
  • Reverend recommends cooperation despite differences

    Members of the Utah Air National Guard gathered in the base dining facility to hear Reverend France Davis, pastor at the Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City, speak in an early morning devotional February 7. The devotional was a part of a series of annual devotionals hosted by the chaplain's office bringing prominent religious leaders in the
  • 151st ARW hosts 47th Annual ANG Bowling Tournament

    The 151st Air Refueling Wing will host the 47th Annual Air National Guard Bowling Tournament May 6 through 8 in Salt Lake City.Founded in 1962 by U.S. Air Force Sgt. John Hylton, this tournament is open to current members of the Air National Guard, ANG employees, retirees and family members. "The two-day tournament features five-person teams,
  • Utah Air National Guard hosts Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

    The Utah Air National Guard's annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt for takes place Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. in the Utah ANG Base Dining Facility. The event is open to Utah Air National Guard members and immediate family (children and grandchildren).The event will include an egg hunt, hot dog lunch with and a performance by magician Christopher