• Utah students walk a mile in Guardsmen's shoes at 51st Annual Freedom Academy

    From across the entire state of Utah, 89 high school seniors gathered to attend the 51st Annual Freedom Academy, hosted by the Utah National Guard, at Camp Williams July 29 to August 3. Freedom Academy's purpose is twofold: teach leadership skills to inspire students to become future community leaders, and promote patriotism by exposing students to
  • Parting is such sweet sorrow

    The all too familiar gray shape appeared on the desert horizon, with its four Pratt and Whitney TF-33-PW-102 engines trailing their telltale exhaust plumes. One of only two remaining KC-135 "E" model Stratotanker aircraft in the Utah Air National Guard was officially delivered to its final resting place at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and
  • New chaplain offers thoughts in Q&A

    Maj. Greg Clark has flown as a pilot with the Utah Air National Guard in the past, but his return marks a bit different flight path with his acceptance of a chaplain position. Major Clark took a few moments out of his day to talk about himself and why he chose his new AFSC. Q: First off, tell me a little bit about yourself. A: For the first 10