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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

Archive: June, 2022

Utah Air National Guard EOD flight responds to an emergency
June 30, 2022
U.S. Air Force National Guard Master Sgt. Derin Creek and Staff Sgt. Cody Bialcak, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Techinicians, safely remove over 500 depleted uranium rounds on June 23, 2022 at Tooele Army Depot, UT.

Utah and Moroccan Paratroopers Exchange Jump Wings
June 27, 2022
Soldiers stand in a formation and receive their foreign airborne wings.

Utah National Guard Engineers Train at Dinosaur National Monument
June 22, 2022
A Soldier in 3rd Platoon, 116th Engineer Company, 1457th Engineer Battalion, Utah National Guard guides an excavator operator while installing a new cattle guard at Dinosaur National Monument, June 13, 2022

Utah Army and Air National Guard provide medical aid to Moroccan civilians
June 22, 2022
U.S. Army Spc. Rebecca Sipe and a Maj. Boyd Bandy clean the teeth of a Moroccan man at the Humanitarian Civic Assistance (HCA) center in Taliouine, Morocco June 22, 2022

Utah’s Apache Helicopters Arrive in Morocco
June 20, 2022
U.S. Soldiers from the 1-211th Aviation Regiment, Utah Army National Guard, unload an AH-64 Apache helicopter on June 20, 2022, at Agadir Al-Massira International Airport, Morocco.

Utah, Moroccan, and Tunisian Paratroopers Jump Together at African Lion 22
June 19, 2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, commander of Southern European Task Force, Africa, accompanied by Soldiers assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Utah Army National Guard, and Royal Moroccan Army soldiers stand at the back of a Moroccan C-130 for a group photo during the friendship airborne operation in Grier Labouihi, Morocco, as part of African Lion 22, June 19, 2022.

Utah National Guard Members Arrive in Morocco for African Lion 22
June 17, 2022
U.S. Army soldiers work with Moroccan Royal Armed Forces soldiers in an operations center.

Making a Move: Logistics and the Success of an Exercise
June 14, 2022
A gun crew from Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 145th Field Artillery, Utah National Guard, lines up their M109 Paladin for day of live fire during Western Strike 22, June 11, 2022, at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho.

Lightning Strikes: Summoning America’s Thunder
June 14, 2022
Gun crews from 2nd Battalion, 222nd Field Artillery Regiment, 65th Field Artillery Brigade, Utah Army National Guard, begin preparing their equipment for a day of fire missions as part of Western Strike 22 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho, June 11, 2022.

North Carolina National Guard forward observers provide fire support to National Guard units from four different states at Western Strike 22
June 14, 2022
Forward observers await UH-60 helicopters for transport to new observation areas for training on marking artillery targets during Western Strike 22, June 9, 2022.

Press Releases
Archive: June, 2022

Utah National Guard ships AH-64D Apaches to Morocco for African Lion 22
June 17, 2022
Utah National Guard ships AH-64D Apaches to Morocco for African Lion 22

Utah National Guard and the Honorary Colonels Corps host 60th Annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner
June 10, 2022
Mrs. Jennie Taylor portrait

65th FAB leads multi-state XCTC exercise at Orchard Combat Training Center in Idaho
June 8, 2022
A High Mobility Artillery Rocket System engages its target during a qualification event during Western Strike 22 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho, June 6, 2022.