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Training at Camp Williams helps firefighters prep for wildland fire season

CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah — Firefighters from around the west spent the day lugging equipment and maneuvering engines around Camp Williams as the final portion of a week-long training program for wildland firefighting. 164 more words


Loud booms heard in Sandy attributed to training at Camp Williams

SANDY, Utah — Fire department officials in Sandy fielded several calls from people who reported hearing loud booms Saturday evening, and they said the noise is due to training exercises at Camp Williams. 89 more words


Freedom Academy aims to educate students, inspire future leaders

SALT LAKE CITY — Since 1961, some of Utah’s high school seniors have taken part in the Freedom Academy, which is hosted by the Utah National Guard. 421 more words


Army National Guardsmen compete for 'Best Warrior' title at Camp Williams

BLUFFDALE, Utah – The Utah National Guard is host to a national competition for soldiers across the U.S. this week.

Tuesday, they were put through grueling tasks to test their resilience and shooting accuracy. 360 more words


Camp Williams turns into mock Afghan village for intelligence training

BLUFFDALE, Utah – U.S. National Guard troops from across the nation are stationed in Bluffdale, getting training on what they could experience one day in Afghanistan. 337 more words