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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

U.S. Airmen bring medical care to Moroccan children
June 17, 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 on June 12, 2021 during African Lion 2021.

Civilian employers spend a day in their guardsmen’s boots
June 17, 2021
Employers attend a Boss Lift on June 18, 2021, on Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, sponsored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, to watch what their employees do during annual training for the National Guard.

Utah National Guard COVID-19 Response Task Force Demobilizes
June 16, 2021
Soldiers from the Utah National Guard’s COVID-19 Task Force stand at attention while a military order is being read at a demobilization award ceremony at Camp Williams, Utah, June 16, 2021.

Humanitarian Efforts Strengthen Utah's Partnership with Morocco
June 16, 2021
Moroccan Gen. Belkhir El Farouk, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces Southern Zone Commander, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael Turley, Adjutant General Utah National Guard, learn more about the humanitarian civil assistance during a key leader engagement as part of African Lion 2021 June 16, 2021, at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco

Redlegs for a Day: 145th Field Artillery gives local journalists a taste of Army life
June 16, 2021
Reporters from KUTV 2 news interview Staff Sgt. Michael Jordan, section chief C Battery, 145th Field Artillery Battalion at Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, June 12, 2021. The battalion was demonstrating fires capabilities during annual training for the media to observe

Gen. Cavoli and Gen. El Farouk visit troops at Tifnit, Morocco
June 15, 2021
U.S. Army Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli, the U.S. Army Europe and Africa commanding general, and Belkheir El Farouk, the Commander of Moroccan Southern Zone vist Tifnit Training Area, Morocco, June 9, 2021.

Tiznit Governor visits African Lion 21 field hospital
June 13, 2021
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Todd Bingham, commander of the U.S. military humanitarian civic assistance portion of African Lion 2021, meets with Governor Hassan Khalil, civic leader of Tiznit Province at the Military Medical Surgical Field hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco on June 10, 2021 during AL21.

Utah National Guard participates in African Lion 21, Morocco
June 11, 2021
U.S. Soldiers, assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group, train Moroccan Forces in fast rope maneuvers at Tifnit, Morocco, on June 8, 2021.

Utah and Moroccan Paratroopers Jump, Exchange Wings
June 10, 2021
U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the Utah National Guard’s 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) board a CH-47 Chinook flown by the 160th SOAR during a joint jump with the Utah National Guard’s 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Royal Moroccan Army Paratroopers in Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco, June 10, 2021.

U.S. Airmen begin African Lion humanitarian efforts
June 9, 2021
Approximately 80 U.S. Air National Guard and active duty airmen joined more than 100 members of the Moroccan military to provide medical care to 461 patients on June 7, at a surgical field hospital set up for humanitarian civic assistance during African Lion 2021.

Press Releases
UTNG Soldier and Olympic Silver Medalist coaches bobsled team
January 31, 2022
Bobsled moving down track

Two UTNG Soldiers to compete in the 2022 Olympics
January 25, 2022
Cross COuntry Skier

Utah National Guard and the Elizabeth Smart Foundation raise awareness to Military Sexual Assault Survivors Month
November 16, 2021
SARC logo

Utah National Guard Soldier dies in training exercise
September 23, 2021
Staff Sgt. Paul Lincoln Olmstead

Utah National Guard cancels 66th Governor’s Day
September 2, 2021
Service members in formation at Camp Williams

Utah National Guard Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Nepal
August 25, 2021
Airmen from the 151st Logistics Readiness Squadron palletize medical equipment and supplies Aug 25, 2021, at Roland Wright Airbase in Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah National Guard and the Honorary Colonels Corps 59th Annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner
August 12, 2021
Portrait of Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Jeff Burton

Soldiers from the Utah National Guard’s 144th Area Support Medical Company deploy in support of U.S. Central Command
May 19, 2021
Soldiers pose for photo

The last of Utah’s 1-211th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion returns from deployment
May 4, 2021
Soldier greets his children

Utah Army National Guard makes history with new commander for Land Component Command
April 30, 2021
Col. (P) Charlene Dalto