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Utah Air National Guard Conducts Weapons Training Exercise
July 11, 2024
Aircraft armament systems technicians from the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Maintenance Group download 30 mm rounds during a weapons system evaluation program exercise at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 11, 2024. The A-10 is equipped with the GAU-8/A seven-barrel Gatling gun and can fire 3,900 rounds a minute.

Connected Battlespace Modernizes Fight in Indo-Pacific
July 25, 2023
A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 151st Air Refueling Wing takes off during exercise Northern Edge 23-2 at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 12, 2023. The Intelligent Gateway connectivity combined with Battlespace Command and Control Center Air Battle Management hardware/software provides command and control capabilities to the ABMs conducting a distributed tactical C2 experiment during NE 23-2.

AATC Puts Innovation to Work During Northern Edge Exercise
May 22, 2023
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center launches at Eielsen Air Force Base, Alaska, May 9, 2023, during Northern Edge 2023. AATC aircraft tested the “angry kitten” combat pod, an electronic warfare countermeasure that can be housed in removable, adaptable pods under aircraft wings or fuselages.

Utah Air Guard Completes Joint Agile Combat Employment Exercise
September 13, 2022
During a joint force exercise, members from the 151st Air Refueling Wing loaded a Polaris Military Razor onto a KC-135. Aug. 6, 2022, at Roland R Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah.

Munitions troops play key role in air refueling
January 5, 2022
Members of the Utah Air National Guard’s 151st Maintenance Group came out to help the Munitions Flight move munitions out of storage facilities that were being replaced Dec. 13, 2021, at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah.

110th Wing member links data for EUCOM, AFRICOM air components
November 16, 2021
Michigan Air National Guard Lt. Col. Colin Alexander, an air battle manager with the 603d Air Operations Center, is a member of the Joint Interface Control Cell (JICC) at U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Utah Air Guard demonstrates battlespace connectivity
August 20, 2021
On Aug. 7, 2021, the Utah Air National Guard, in collaboration with Collins Aerospace, successfully demonstrated advanced communication, mission computing and sensor technologies to support JADC2 (Joint All Domain Command and Control) and ABMS (Advanced Battle Management) initiatives on a KC-135 Stratotanker at the Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Airmen help care for Moroccan children during African Lion
June 25, 2021
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Eric Cielinski, a physician assistant with the 151st Medical Det-1, provides medical care in the pediatric section of the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco, June 12, 2021, during African Lion 2021. U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual exercise was hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal June 7-18.

MXG removes tail from Utah Air Guard KC-135R
June 24, 2021
U.S. Airmen from the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Utah Air National Guard, and 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, remove the tail from a KC135R at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah, June 2, 2021. The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force.

UTNG KC-135 modernizing for the future
April 12, 2021
On December 15, 2020, the National Guard Bureau named the Utah Air National Guard as the interim KC-135 Test Detachment for AATC. Under the agreement, the 151st ARW will provide aircraft, aircrew, and maintenance support.

Guardsman receives Utah Cross for aiding crash victim
March 16, 2021
Utah Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Erik Bornemeier, a medical technician assigned to the 151st Medical Group, Detachment 1, receives the Utah Cross from Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley, adjutant general, March 15, 2021, at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base. The Utah Cross is the second-highest state award a Utah National Guard military member can receive.