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97th Aviation Command

UNIT FEDERAL MISSION STATEMENT

Command, control, and supervise Army National Guard units assigned to the 97th Aviation Troop Command. Provide trained, ready and equipped units capable of immediate expansion to war strength and available for service in time of war, officially declared emergency or when appropriate to augment the Active Army.

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UNIT STATE MISSION STATEMENT

Command and controls assigned aviation units employed in support of civil authorities in the protection of life, property and the preservation of peace, order and public safety as directed by The Adjutant General (TAG) of Utah in support of homeland security providing timely support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and wild land fires. Provide support in search and rescue aerial observation, MEDEVAC, CASEVAC and air-transport of personnel, equipment and cargo.