Between the first and second quarter of the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets NBA game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, the Utah Jazz, in partnership with Larkin Mortuary, took a moment to recognize a local hero and member the Utah National Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Steven Sandberg, Feb. 5, 2020. Video courtesy of Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment.
The Utah National Guard hosted the Western Regional Biathlon Championship at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, January 10-11, 2010. Biathlon is a unique race that combines Nordic skiing and precision marksmanship, which translates directly to battlefield proficiencies like shoot, move and communicate.
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As we near the end of Suicide Prevention Month, remember that it doesn't stop here. In 2018, 541 service members died by suicide. If you see something, say something.
The moment our AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot spotted one of two missing kayakers near Antelope Island in the early morning of September 20, 2019.
During September, the National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month, help us spread the facts about suicide and educate others on how we can help those who may be struggling.
Then out spake brave Horatius; the captain of the gate, "To every man upon this earth, death cometh soon or late, And how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods."
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During National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month in September, help us spread the facts about suicide and educate others on how we can help those who may be struggling.
The 56th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony was held at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds on July 16, 2019. Historically, the flag retirement ceremony is held each year during the week between the 4th of July and Pioneer Day.

At the age of 79, David Jager is likely the oldest enlistment in Utah National Guard history.
Jager’s military record states that his Utah Guard career began on May 6, 1963 in Salt Lake City, at the age of 28, but he didn’t actually swear-in until Feb. 20, 2020, almost 57 years later.
Veteran Swears Oath of Enlistment at Age 79
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 20, 2020
At the age of 79, David Jager is likely the oldest enlistment in Utah National Guard history.Jager’s

Behavioral health experts with specialized military training at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute call center in Salt Lake City manage the SafeUTNG app 24/7 in partnership with the Utah National Guard, Jan. 11, 2019. On average, the response time for chat messages are less than 30 seconds, according to Capt. Juliann Jeppsen, Director of Behavioral Health for the Utah National Guard.
SafeUTNG App Reporting Early Success
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 12, 2020
A suicide prevention and awareness app that went live in December has already reported preliminary

Capt. Charles Thompson, a full-time victim advocate for Utah National Guard’s Family Programs was recognized by Salt Lake City Police Department Chief Mike Brown during a command staff meeting at the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City, “for going beyond the call of duty,” Feb. 12, 2020. Thomson assisted SLCPD Detective Daren Sipes in taking a suspect into custody on December 6, 2019.
Utah Guard Soldier Offers Critical Assistance to SLC Police Department
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 12, 2020
Capt. Charles Thompson, a full-time victim advocate for Utah National Guard’s Family Programs was

The Utah Jazz, in partnership with Larkin Mortuary, took a moment to recognize a local hero and member the Utah National Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Steven Sandberg, during the NBA game in Salt Lake City, Feb. 5, 2020. Sandberg currently serves as the human resources non-commissioned officer for the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Camp Williams, Utah.
Jazz Vet of the Game - Honorary Recognition of SFC Sandberg
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 11, 2020
Between the first and second quarter of the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets NBA game at Vivint

Soldiers assigned to HHC, 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah National Guard, set up a mobile command operations center  in support of the brigade’s mission during field training at Camp Williams, Utah, Nov. 2, 2019. The mobile command center will be housed in a rapidly deployed tent-like structure called the Standard Integrated Command Post System. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Stowell)
The 204th MEB Slotted for Two Annual Training Events in 2020
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 11, 2020
The Utah National Guard’s 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah National Guard, will be breaking

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Utah National Guard to Conduct Live-Fire Artillery at Camp Williams
February 11, 2020

Utah Guard Hosts Regional, National Biathlon Championships
January 8, 2020

Dignified Transfer and Graveside Services for U.S. Army Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
December 5, 2019