A Utah Air National Guard Airman stands with a riot shield to protect a building in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
A Utah Air National Guard Airman stands with a riot shield to protect a building in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
A Utah Air National Guard Airman boards a bus on their way to  downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
A Utah Air National Guard Airman fits a gas mask while preparing to head to downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley  with his family at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, after his promotion ceremony Aug. 6, 2020. Gov. Gary R. Herbert officiated at the ceremony and administered the oath of office. Turley's wife, MaryLou, pinned on his new rank with his family assembled in the Gold Room observing. Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer Nielsen unfurled and posted the two-star flag followed by offering the first salute. 
Due to COVID-19 social distancing those who attended in person were limited. The ceremony was broadcasted on Facebook Live where hundreds were able to be a part of this historical day.
The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley addresses those in attendance at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, after his promotion ceremony Aug. 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.
Gov. Herbert officiated at the promotion ceremony and administered the oath of office to the newly promoted Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, Aug. 6, 2020.
Gov. Herbert officiated at the promotion ceremony and administered the oath of office to the newly promoted Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, Aug. 6, 2020.
Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer Nielsen unfurled and posted the two-star flag followed by offering the first salute to the newly promoted Adjutant General, Maj. Gen.  Michael J. Turley Aug. 6, 2020.
Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer Nielsen unfurled and posted the two-star flag followed by offering the first salute to the newly promoted Adjutant General, Maj. Gen.  Michael J. Turley Aug. 6, 2020.
The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley’s new rank is placed by with wife MaryLou at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, at his promotion ceremony Aug. 6, 2020.
The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley’s new rank is placed by with wife MaryLou at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, at his promotion ceremony Aug. 6, 2020.
The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley with his granddaughter at the Utah State Capitol, in the Gold Room, after his promotion ceremony Aug. 6, 2020
Soldiers from eight states compete at region seven Best Warrior competition July 28, 2020 at Camp Williams, Utah. Each soldier participating in the event had competed at the state level prior to their travel to Utah.
The Region VII Best Warrior Competition took place July 27-28, 2020 at Camp Williams.
Soldiers from eight states compete at region seven Best Warrior competition july 28, 2020 at Camp Williams, Utah. Each soldier participating in the event had competed at the state level prior to their travel to utah
Soldiers from eight states compete at region seven Best Warrior competition july 28, 2020 at Camp Williams, Utah. Each soldier participating in the event had competed at the state level prior to their travel to utah.
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.
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.