• Munitions troops play key role in air refueling

    SALT LAKE CITY – An often-forgotten specialty in the refueling community is the munitions systems specialist, known as “Ammo Troops” throughout the Air Force. Although munitions specialists aren’t typically thought of when it comes to the air refueling mission, they serve a vital role within the

  • UTANG EOD responds to local threat

    On July 19, two members of the 151st Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight worked alongside the Unified Fire Authority Bomb Squad to remove a World War II Type 89 “knee mortar” from a home.On average, the 151st EOD flight are called out to dispose of unexploded ordnance within

  • UTANG Airmen far from home, bringing the fight

    Far from home in a deployed environment, many components make up the complex, yet dynamic mission. Members of the Utah National Guard, also known as UTANG, are one of those key components here at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

  • President Trump visits Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base

    President Donald Trump visited Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base on Dec. 4, accompanied by Utah Senators Orin Hatch and Mike Lee during a brief trip to Utah where he signed two Presidential Proclamations.After arriving on Air Force One, Trump greeted Utah Governor Gary Herbert, as well as

  • Utah Airman competes, places at national contest for veterans

    The core values of the U. S. Air Force are integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. An Airman from the 151st Air Refueling Wing at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base here took this to heart as she competed and placed as second runner-up in the 2017 Ms. Veteran America