• Utah Air Guard hosts change of command

    The Utah Air National Guard recently underwent a multiple change of command ceremony June 7 at the 109th Air Control Squadron. Maj. David Todd Meyer transitioned from commander of the 151st Military Personnel Flight to commander of the 151st Security Forces. Maj. Mark W. Roberts moved from the Human Resource Office in Draper to commander of the
  • Last Utah ANG KC-135E retires to Hill Aerospace Museum

    The last remaining KC-135 "E" model assigned to the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Utah Air National Guard, flew to its final resting place on May 21. Aircraft tail number 57-1510 was flown approximately 15 miles from the Utah ANG Base in Salt Lake City to Hill Air Force Base where it was officially accepted into the Hill Aerospace Museum for public
  • 151st ARW Airmen return home from Turkey

    More than 100 Airmen from the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Utah Air National Guard, returned to Utah May 2 to 4 after being deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The deployed Airmen provided critical air refueling operations to U.S. cargo aircraft in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "The mission there was really about supplying the airlifters
  • 20 Utah Air Guard members get 100% on PT test

    Maxing out the push-ups, sit-ups, waist measurement and 1.5-mile run, 20 members of the Utah Air National Guard received 100 percent on the 2008 annual physical fitness test. The following members are the base's top athletes: 151st Air Refueling Wing Lt. Col. Neal Wayment Lt. Col. Jack Wall Maj. Jeffery Smith Maj. Kristan Streukens 1st Lt. Chris
  • Utah Air Guardsman rides along with AirMed

    The sun peeks over the horizon as Staff Sgt. Alan Reynolds prepares for his briefing inside the University of Utah hospital. It may be an early morning, but for the AirMed medics and aircrew that he is sitting with, it's just another day on the job. Sergeant Reynolds, a member of the 151st Medical Group, Utah Air National Guard, is about to have
  • Utah Air Guard daughter receives ANG Youth of the Year Award

    Alyssa C. Brown, daughter of Master Sgt. Mike Brown, a vehicle maintenance member of the 109th Air Control Squadron here, won the 2009 Air National Guard Youth of the Year Award in an announcement ceremony at the 109th ACS Saturday. The ANG Youth of the Year Award promotes leadership in youth and annually recognizes teen ANG family members who
  • Annual ‘Safety de Mayo’ celebration to be held May 18

    The 151st Air Refueling Wing Safety Office will host the second annual "Safety de Mayo" celebration on May 18 to kick off the Air Force's "101 Critical Days of Summer" campaign. The Air Force-wide campaign begins Memorial Day and lasts through Labor Day weekend, and is designed to raise awareness of mishaps that are more likely to occur during the
  • 101st IWF takes a trip to meet their No. 1 customer

    An air of excitement could be felt as 26 members of the 101st Information Warfare Flight loaded onto a C-130 en route to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla, for their annual training and tour of 1st Air Force Headquarters on March 4. Even with a bumpy four-hour ride to Panama City, Airmen were looking forward to escaping the Utah winter for a few days,
  • Utah Guard Military Youth learn to "Speak Out"

    The Utah Air National Guard base recently hosted a group of teens from Operation Military Kids (OMK) for a meeting on March 7 to create a new communication team called "Speak Out for Military Kids" (SOMK). Created in 2005, OMK is the U.S. Army's collaborative effort with local communities to help support children and youth who are impacted by
  • Spiritual leader offers message of peace

    More than 400 members of the Utah Air National Guard assembled in the south hangar of the Air Guard base to hear President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, speak during an early-morning devotional on February 8. President Uchtdorf was extended a special invite to convey