• Satellite NCOA Class Graduates Seven

    Seven Utah Air National Guardsmen graduated from the first satellite Non-commissioned Officer Academy course held at the Utah ANG Base in over 10 years on Dec. 17. The graduates were presented their certificates of completion during a graduation ceremony held at the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center located on McGhee-Tyson
  • Utah Guard hosts Governor's Inauguration

    Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. took the oath of office on January 5 for a second term amid frigid temperatures on the Utah State Capitol's front steps. The Utah Air and Army National Guard played a large role in the planning and execution of their Commander-in-Chief's inauguration ceremony. Maj. Gen. Brian L. Tarbet, the Adjutant General of Utah, hosted
  • 299th RCS retires 14 members

    The 299th Range Control Squadron of the Utah Air National Guard bid farewell to 14 Airmen at a retirement ceremony on December 18 at Hill Air Force Base in preparation of the deactivation of the unit. The squadron was established as a flight in 1969, and will be deactivated Oct. 1, 2009. "The retiring members are a combination of operators and
  • ANG set to upgrade to Microsoft Office 2007

    As of January 23, all Utah Air National Guard computer users will experience changes in their day-to-day computer use as the ANG network transitions to the new Microsoft Office 2007. Every computer will be affected, and those who have not made the appropriate preparations run the risk of losing important information. "There may be a little bit of a
  • 130th EIS receives Outstanding EI Unit Award

    The National Guard Bureau and the National Guard Association of the United States named the 130th Engineering Installation Squadron, Utah Air National Guard, as the 2008 Outstanding Engineering Installation unit on September 21. The announcement and presentation of the award were made by General Craig R. McKinley, Chief, National Guard Bureau at
  • National safety award presented to Utah Air Guardsman

    Considered the "Heisman" trophy of safety, Capt. Todd Lobato, Air Traffic Control Training chief for the 299th Range Control Squadron, was honored with the Outstanding Safety Achievement Award for the Air National Guard in August 2008. This national recognition was presented to Brig. Gen. David M. Hooper, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Utah
  • Wing first sergeant promoted in historic ceremony

    In a historic ceremony on November 2, Senior Master Sgt. Denise Rager, the 151st Air Refueling Wing's new first sergeant, was promoted to the rank of "chief" in front of a standing-room-only crowd in the base auditorium. Chief Master Sgt. Rager was hired in October 2008 for the position after serving as the 169th Intelligence Squadron's first shirt