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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

Civilian employers spend a day in their guardsmen’s boots
June 17, 2021
Employers attend a Boss Lift June 18, 2021, on Dugway Proving Ground, 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
A Paladin with the 145th Field Artillery Battalion drives by at Dugway Proving Ground, 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
Members of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces fire a Mk19 Grenade launcher assault down range in a live fire training during Exercise African Lion near the city of Tantan, Morocco, June 9, 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.

Morocco Welcomes Medical Team at African Lion
June 8, 2021
Utah Air National Guard doctors, dentists, and other healthcare professionals of the 151st Expeditionary Medical Group were welcomed to Morocco with live traditional Berber folk music and a dance performance by the Tafraoute citizens, June 6, 2021.

Press Releases
Utah National Guard sends service members for support in Washington D.C.
January 15, 2021
Soldiers walk up stairs to plain.

Utah National Guard broadens support to long-term health care facilities
January 11, 2021
Service member administers a COVID-19 test.

TAG/SEL Holiday Message to All
December 17, 2020
Portrait Maj. Gen. Michael Turley Adjutant General Utah National Guard

Soldiers from the Utah National Guard’s 141st MI Battalion deploy in support of U.S. Central Command
December 16, 2020
Group photo of Soldiers from the 141st Military Intelligence Battalion

Utah National Guard’s 151st ARW holds change of responsibility: First female to serve as Command Chief Master Sergeant
December 4, 2020

Utah National Guard to host 65th Annual Veterans Day Concert
November 10, 2020
Members of the Utah National Guard's 23rd Army Band perform at the Tabernacle on Temple Square for the Utah National Guard's 2019 Veterans Day Concert.

Observe Utah National Guard’s mobile testing site for COVID-19 response
November 10, 2020
Utah National Guard Mobile Testing Team member wearing protective gear to conduct nasopharyngeal sample collection on Soldiers and civilians in Salt Lake City to check if they are a carrier of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, May 27, 2020.

Utah National Guard to conduct live-fire artillery exercise
November 9, 2020

Utah National Guard’s Aviation battalion returns from deployment
October 6, 2020
Soldiers assigned to the Utah National Guard's 1st Battalion, 211th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Aviation Regiment, depart the Army Aviation Support Facility, West Jordan, Utah, May 7, 2020

Utah National Guard returns to assist Salt Lake City with windstorm cleanup
October 5, 2020
Under the direction of Gov. Gary R. Herbert, approximately 10 service members of the Utah National Guard will support Salt Lake City with debris cleanup efforts after hurricane-level winds tore through northern Utah in early September.