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  • 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 unit that can easily go unnoticed.“The biggest
  • Utah Air National Guard Selected as the KC-135 Test Detachment

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT – On November 2nd, 2021, Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, director of the Air National Guard, announced the selection of the Utah Air National Guard’s 151st Air Refueling Wing as the KC-135 Test Detachment for the Air National Guard (ANG) and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) Test Center (AATC). This announcement officially formalizes an
  • 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 the state about six times a year. Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel are trained to detect, disarm and dispose of explosive threats in the most extreme environments. Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians serve as the Air Force’s bomb squad, they perform demanding tasks in diverse environments around the world.
  • U.S. Airmen bring medical care to Moroccan children

    U.S. Air National Guard medical providers brought pediatric care to local children at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco June 7-17 during African Lion 2021.
  • Air National Guard Optometrists improve vision in Morocco

    U.S. Air National Guard optometrists and technicians are providing much needed optometry care to the local Moroccan community at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco, June 7-17 during African Lion 2021.
  • Mountain Home AFB hosts Gunfighter Flag 21-1

    Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Participants are tested in challenging scenarios that improve their skills, combat effectiveness as well as aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units across the nation.
  • Mountain Home AFB hosts Gunfighter Flag 21-1

    Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Participants are tested in challenging scenarios that improve their skills, combat effectiveness as well as aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units across the nation.
  • Tiznit Governor visits African Lion 21 field hospital

    Governor Hassan Khalil, civic leader of the Tiznit Province, visited the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco on June 10, during African Lion 2021. Open June 7-17, the hospital provides humanitarian civic assistance to Moroccans.
  • Utah ANG's 151st Maintenance Group removes tail from KC-135R

    On June 2, members from the Utah Air National Guard’s 151st Maintenance Group, along with members from the 190th Maintenance Group, Kansas Air National Guard, took on the monumental task of removing the tail from a KC-135R after a hairline crack was found during an inspection. An undertaking the Utah Air National Guard has only needed to accomplish a handful of times since the 1970s.
  • 130th EIS supports 59th Presidential Inauguration

    Twelve members of the Utah Air National Guard’s 130th Engineer Installation Squadron provided Joint Incident Site Communications Capabilities for the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. from January 16 – 20.The JISCC team touched down in Maryland a week before the ceremony and began preparing to support the Joint Task Force in D.C.
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