Utah National Guard

The Utah National guard is celebrating 75 years of service to the state of Utah and the country.

The Utah National Guard says its working on spreading awareness of sexual assault. Officials say they will highlight the importance of sexual assault prevention during the month of November, which has been designated “Military Sexual Assault Survivors Month” by the Utah Legislature.

The Utah National Guard is preparing to deploy about 50 service members to the U.S.-Mexico border later this year.

Can Parts Of Utah Move To 'Yellow' This Week?

May 6, 2020

Last week, Gov. Gary Herbert said he hoped the state’s risk could drop from "Orange" — moderate risk — to the  "Yellow" — or low risk —  zone within the next few weeks. In fact, mayors and county commissioners in Southwestern Utah (including in Washington, Iron and Kane counties) asked if they could make the transition immediately. This request was denied by the Utah Department of Health on Monday. 

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The Utah National Guard has broken ground on a new facility.

The ceremony for the $37-million-dollar Special Forces Readiness Center took place Tuesday at Camp Williams.

 Fireworks dazzle Utahns over the July Fourth weekend, but fires and increased air pollution have some residents wondering if the displays are worth the trouble. Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes considers involving the National Guard in the violence affecting the Rio Grande homeless population. And Utah Jazz player Gordon Hayward says goodbye to the Beehive State as he accepts a position with the Boston Celtics.