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211th Aviation Group (Attack)

The 211th Aviation Group is located in West Jordan, UT. They fly and maintain primarily AH-64 Apache's and UH-60 Blackhawk's.

The 211th Aviation Regiment (Attack) mission is to provide command and control and supervision of the Corps Attack Helicopter Battalions. The Regiment's Utah Army National Guard subordinate units include: Headquarters Company, 211th Aviation Regiment; 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment ; Company D, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Combat Service Support Battalion; and Detachment 1, Company B, 193rd Aviation Intermediate Maintenance.

The 211th Aviation Regiment continued to participate in many exercises throughout 1999, sending personnel to CASCADE MIST/PEAK (Fort Lewis, WA); YAMA SAKURA (Japan); Joint Search and Rescue exercises (Nellis, Air Force Base, NV); and the GLOBAL PATRIOT exercise (Dugway, UT). The unit's ability to participate in exercises all the year long, culminating with an annual training period during the GLOBAL PATRIOT exercise, enhances our ability to command and control at the Corps

The Utah National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility located at the south end of Airport II houses the 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Attack Helicopter Unit, 189th Helicopter Medivac Unit, 193rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Military Police and the 23rd Army Band. The 211th has 115 full time employees with a payroll in excess of $460,000 per month. There are also 500 members of the unit who are not full time that participate in Guard Drills and annual summer camp that operate out of the same facility. The 211th also has 20 Apache Helicopters valued at $14 million each, 8 Blackhawk Helicopters valued at $8 million each, and 1 C-12 twin engine airplane valued at $4 million. In 1992 the Utah National Guard completed a new $12 million facility on the airport for their use. The 189th Helicopter Medivac, 193rd Aircraft Maintenance, Military Police and 23rd Army Band each have 50 people who use the facilities. Total Utah National Guard investments and assets at Salt Lake City Airport II are estimated in excess of half a billion dollars.

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