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  • Utah Air Guard CERFP conducts joint training exercises

    November kicked off two major training events for the 151st Medical Detachment-1, the medical portion of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package, a joint Utah Army and Air National Guard team that responds to mass-casualty events and provides search and extraction, decontamination, medical treatment and
  • Air Force Association hosts UTANG 70th Anniversary Gala

    More than 450 military and civilian guests attended the Utah Air National Guard 70th Anniversary Gala Nov. 4 at The Grand America Hotel. Hosted by the Utah Air Force Association, the event featured a number of prominent speakers including Utah National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, Utah Governor Gary Herbert, Air Force POW
  • Guest speakers, ticket sales announced for UTANG 70th Anniversary Gala

    A world renowned celebrity trainer and fitness expert, and a distinguished Air Force veteran and Hanoi Hilton POW survivor will headline the Utah Air National Guard's 70th Anniversary Gala, a resiliency-themed event scheduled for the evening of Nov. 4 at The Grand America Hotel.Tony Horton, creator of the P90X fitness series and healthy lifestyle
  • Utah Guard’s First Female General Officer selected to command Utah ANG

    Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, Utah National Guard Adjutant General, has selected Col. Christine Burckle, Joint Force Headquarters Director of Staff, to assume command of the Utah Air National Guard. Burckle will be formally promoted to Brigadier General as part of the official ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at Roland R. Wright Air
  • Planning underway for UTANG 70th anniversary events

    The Utah Air National Guard turns 70-years old Nov. 18 and a planning team is working to honor the organization's legacy through a number of events, all culminating in a celebration gala scheduled for Nov. 4 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Col. Christine Burckle, Joint Force Headquarters Director of Staff, is leading the collaborative
  • Utah Honor Guard: a volunteer duty

    The 151st Air Refueling Wing Honor Guard provides professional military honors for official military and civil ceremonies as required by the Utah Air National Guard. This elite team of Airmen sets the example of excellence and is an everyday ambassador of the United States Air Force.The honor guard consists of volunteers that represent not only
  • Strong Bonds retreat offer tools for military marriages

    Thirty Utah Air National Guard members and their spouses registered for the Strong Bonds marriage retreat held over Valentines weekend at a local hotel. Organized by the Chaplains Office, lodging, meals, and all curriculum materials were complimentary for participating couples.Strong Bonds is an Army program designed to help build relationship
  • UTANG guest speaker offers personal insight on PTSD, overcoming fears

    The 151st Air Refueling Wing hosted its seventh annual Interfaith Devotional at the Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base dining facility on Jan. 10, 2016, featuring retired Marine Cpl. Kenneth Toone as guest speaker.During his speech, Toone described a traumatic experience he had while deployed to Iraq in 2003 in which he and his fellow Marines
  • Diversity Council charter endorsed by senior leaders

    After months of collaboration, the Utah National Guard Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan was recently approved by Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, The Adjutant General of the Utah National Guard, and Brig. Gen. Kenneth Gammon, Director of the Joint Staff, who serve as Joint Diversity Executive Council Committee Chair and Vice Chair,
  • Chief of Staff visits Utah Air National Guard

    The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, served as distinguished guest speaker during an all-call Oct. 14 at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, with more than 400 full-time and traditional Guardsmen in attendance."I'm here for two reasons," Welsh said. "To say thank you for all you do, and to introduce you to my wife,
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