Utah sends two Soldiers and an Airman to the Region VII Best Warrior Competition

Utah National Guard Public Affairs

Utah National Guard Public Affairs Office



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As we work together to get through a national crisis during these unprecedented times, communication is more important than ever. The Utah National Guard's Public Affairs Office is committed to ensuring timely and relevant information is made available to our service members, their families, employers and our local communities.


Our website has quickly become a one-stop online resource. During the past year, we have added a significant amount of information, videos, workouts and many other resources. We remain committed to getting you the most important and relevant information.


The Utah National Guard continues to be a premiere organization with amazing Soldiers, Airmen, and families. We are always looking to share your story. Please feel free to contact our office at any time at ng.ut.utarng.list.pao@army.mil or (801) 432-4407.

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News Stories

10 unexpected benefits of serving in the Utah Army National Guard
November 16, 2020
The Utah Army National Guard will cut you a paycheck while training you in a new skill that can be used in the civilian economy.

When You’re in Trouble, Call a First Sergeant
October 30, 2020
A first sergeant talks to another soldier

Joint Task Force Pioneer helps Utahns clean up wind debris
September 17, 2020
Utah Governor Gary Herbert stand with Soldiers at a debris waste collection site.

From one battalion to another: the 489th cases its colors, while the 625th unveils
September 13, 2020
Members of the Utah National Guard who were part of the 489th Brigade Support Battalion became part of the 625th Military Police Battalion during a ceremony at the Springville Readiness Center, Sep. 13, 2020

Utah National Guard’s 10th Senior Enlisted Leader retires
September 3, 2020
The Utah National Guard wished a fond farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Anderson during a celebratory retirement ceremony, Thursday, Sept 3.

Guardsman receives Utah Medal of Valor for heroism during mass shooting in Las Vegas
September 1, 2020
For his brave and heroic actions, Gov. Gary R. Herbert presented the Utah Medal of Valor to Sgt. Chasen Brown, Sept. 1, 2020, for his disregard to his own personal safety, on that tragic day, also known as one of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States.

Utah Guard Claims Top Honors at Tactical Games
August 29, 2020
All Guard Marksmanship Team claimed top honors at the Tactical Games, hosted at the North Springs Shooting Range in Price, Utah, Aug. 29-30, 2020. The Tactical Games is an open competition where shooter-athletes must accomplish physically demanding, combat-related tasks within certain time constraints.

The competition also provided a way for National Guard members to identify weaknesses in their overall fitness and put their gear to the test in an austere environment.

Utah Soldiers Train With “Solidarity and Purpose” During Pandemic
August 15, 2020
The 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade during annual training at Camp Williams, Utah, Aug. 2-15, 2020.

The Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. (P) Michael J. Turley promotes to Major General
August 6, 2020
Gov. Gary R. Herbert  salutes the newly promoted Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, Aug. 6, 2020.

Utah’s first Gold Star Family Monument unveiled in North Ogden
August 5, 2020
The focus of the memorial is to preserve the memory of fallen service members and allow their families some degree of closure and perhaps some comfort in knowing the community hasn’t forgotten them.

Press Releases
Utah National Guard Working in Support of COVID-19 Pandemic
April 15, 2020
Utah National Guard Working in Support of COVID-19 Pandemic

Utah National Guard Aviation Battalion Training Prior to Deployment
March 30, 2020
Utah National Guard Aviation Battalion Training Prior to Deployment

Utah National Guard: Prepared and Ready for COVID-19
March 13, 2020
Utah National Guard: Prepared and Ready for COVID-19

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

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

Dignified Transfer and Graveside Services for U.S. Army Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
December 5, 2019
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr.

Fallen WWII Service Member Identified, Returns Home with Dignified Transfer
November 18, 2019
Fallen WWII Service Member Identified, Returns Home with Dignified Transfer

Eagle Mountain Fire Department, Unified Fire Authority Respond to Camp Williams Fire
November 18, 2019
Eagle Mountain Fire Department and Unified Fire Authority responded to a fire at Camp Williams that started downrange at approximately 11 a.m, Nov. 18, 2019.

Utah National Guard to Conduct Change-of-Command and Retirement Ceremony for its Top Commander
November 5, 2019
Maj. Gen. Jefferson S. Burton, adjutant general, Utah National Guard.

Free to the Public: Hiring Utah’s Heroes Veterans Career and Benefits Fair
October 24, 2019
Utah National Guard deploys Field Artillery