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2004 ~ Utah Troops Report on the War in Iraq

Panelists Jefferson Burton, Lieutenant Colonel, 145th Combat Engineer Battalion, Utah Army National Guard Edward B. Gundersen, Lieutenant Colonel, Commander, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (linguist) Utah Army National Guard Christian K. Portiss, Captain, Exectuive Officer, Company D, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division Matthew E. Robinson, Captain Commander, 419th Transportation Company (Medium Truck Petroleum)


2005 ~ Fighter Bombers: Among the Bravest of the Brave

Panelists Alden Rigby, Major in Army Air Corps (Retired) WWII, Central Europe 44-45, P-51 Mustang Frederick Menning, Marine Corps, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Vietnam 68-69, Commanded a Marine F-4 Phantom squadron Leslie Kappel, Navy, Captain (Retired) Vietnam 68-72; Lebanon and Granada, 1983; Croatia/Serbia 1993 Paul Madsen, Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel; Afghanistan and Iraq, 1991-2005; 419th Fighter […]


2006 ~ Submarines in Battle

The role of the submarine in meeting and defeating our nation’s enemies has never been more important. Nothing in our inventory of weapons systems can match the secrecy, versatility, and mobility of our submarine forces. Speakers explain how the most sophisticated deterrence network in history was conceived, engineered, and functions. Panelists Bob Peterson, Navy: Senior […]


2007 ~ They Also Serve Who Stay Behind

    Military personnel and family members discuss the challenges and support they encounter when a loved one is called to serve. Panelists Tony & Amy Galvez, Parents of Marine Lance Corporal Adam Galvez, who died in Iraq in August 2006 Jeanine Lundell, Wife of 2nd Lt. Scott Lundell, of the Utah Army National Guard, […]


2008 ~ MEDIC!

  When the electrifying wartime call, “Medic!” goes out, military medicine responds quickly and creatively with life-shaping care. This care has spilled over into daily civilian medicine.   Panelists WWII — Ora Mae Hyatt, Combat nurse on Okinawa. Responsible for saving many lives as she worked her medical magic there. Korea — Don G. Reaveley, Will share […]


2009 ~ After the Battlefield

  The panel’s topic revolves around the present and future of military medicine. What is being done now and what the future problems and treatments might look like.   Panelists Brigadier General Jeff Burton, Assistant Adjutant General for the Army of the Utah National Guard Dr. Steve Allen, Staff Psychologist and Coordinator of the Post […]


2010 ~ Deployment: From Family to Foxhole

A 360-degree look at how deployment affects the lives of those who are deployed and those who stay home. Panel is comprised of people in support of the Utah National Guard’s 144th Area Medical Support Company Panelists Major Annette Barnes; Utah National Guard’s Family Support Coordinator Shannon Atkinson; IHC employer of one of the 144th […]


2011 ~ Intelligence Operations: Looking for the Bad Guys

    A discussion of how military intelligence operations are used in the War on Terrorism Panelists Amos Guiora, former Israeli Defense Force member and advisor LTC Matthew Price, Commander, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion Kurt Radtke, former US Army tactical intelligence operative   Moderator Roger Perkins, former “Delta Force” consultant


CHARLES GOODLIFFE

2008 Honoree   Branch: Army ** Served In: WWII Goodliffe was drafted in April 1941 and arrived on the Philippine island of Mindanao in December. He was in a quartermaster, or supplies, unit, but he and his unit were soon cut off without food, and had to live off the land. On May 12, 1942, […]


Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Ceremony Script

YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THE TABLE SET BEFORE YOU. IT IS FILLED WITH SYMBOLISM. I WILL EXPLAIN. THIS TABLE IS SET FOR OUR PRISONERS OF WAR AND THOSE MISSING IN ACTION — FROM ALL WARS. (Amazing Grace is playing while the Cadets march in.) THEY ARE NOT WITH US TODAY. THEIR CHAIRS ARE EMPTY, BUT […]