• UTANG Director of Psychological Health lends levity, approachability to resiliency resource role

    Each year as the holiday season concludes, the subsequent physical and emotional exhaustion many people experience in its wake is further exacerbated by the transition to some of winter's darkest, dreariest days.It's not surprising that this combination of factors can affect Airmen personally and professionally, and while emotional wellness is an
  • Chaplain departs leadership center stronger, back to Utah

    Chaplain Lt. Col. Bruce Brewer from the Utah Air National Guard marked spiritual and physical resilience here recently with his thoughts on hopeful leaders as well as with his heart to fitness-minded adherents.Chaplain Brewer served as the interim chaplain for the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center.He returns to the 151st Air Refueling Wing
  • Utah Air National Guard Base renamed to honor 95-year-old hometown hero

    The Utah Air National Guard base located on the east side of Salt Lake City International Airport was renamed Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base during a formal dedication ceremony here Nov. 18 in honor of retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Roland R. Wright, a combat pilot with a distinguished military career spanning more than three decades.Army
  • Utah ANG trains for disaster response at Vigilant Guard 2014

    The Utah Air National Guard participated in Vigilant Guard Utah 2014, a multiagency disaster preparedness exercise, held November 3-6, in several locations in Utah ranging from Layton to Nephi.The training exercise, which involved members of the Army and Air National Guard, state and federal civilian agencies, and non-governmental organizations,
  • Utah Honor Flight brings WWII veterans to D.C.

    For the first time in seven decades, a group of World War II veterans got together and wore matching uniforms.Instead of their last uniform of camouflage and boots, this time they were wearing matching red, white and blue T-shirts, emblazoned with Utah Honor Flight across their proud chests.The group of 66 veterans traveled from their homes in Utah
  • Utah ANG hosts exchange officer, strengthens NATO ties with Germany

    The Utah Air National Guard recently hosted a German officer who spent two weeks here June 9-20 as part of the Department of Defense Reserve Officers Foreign Exchange Program. Lt. Col. Timo Diegmueller, a military intelligence officer with the German Air Force Headquarters in Cologne, made the nearly 6,000-mile journey to the U.S. to get a
  • UTANG trains with NATO allies in Geilenkirchen Germany

    Three air crews and several maintenance personnel from the Utah Air National Guard provided crucial air refueling support during training flights for NATO E-3A pilots here April 28- May 8.E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft are currently conducting surveillance operations over Poland and Romania to monitor activities in the
  • Utah ANG leads way in CCAF graduations

    Forty-eight members of the Air National Guard were awarded a record number of 53 degrees from the Community College of the Air Force in a ceremony held May 3, at the Utah Air National Guard base here. The CCAF recognized the Utah Air National Guard for graduating more individuals in 2013 from their program than any other Air Guard unit in the
  • Airman resiliency reinforced through “Four Pillars” during Wingman Day

    The Utah Air National Guard annual Wingman Day was held May 4 at the Salt Lake Air Guard Base.  Airmen were guided through breakout sessions on resiliency strategies in the physical, mental, spiritual, and social aspects of their lives. The theme for this year's Wingman Day was "Airmen 4 Airmen," suggesting Airmen need to remember to be a
  • Utah forces team up for Operation Lone Survivor

    Air Force Reserve and National Guard personnel from Utah put their search and rescue skills to the test during a training exercise dubbed "Operation Lone Survivor" in the rocky terrain of Utah's west desert Saturday.Watch the video here. Military personnel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing, Utah Air National Guard 151st Air