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  • Firefighters gain critical skills in Arizona

    Firefighters assigned to the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base (PANG), trained with firefighters from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona to accomplish their annual training from August 5 to August 19, 2022. During their two weeks of training, the team trained on live

  • 116th Airman shines at home station during Weapons Instructor Course

    The 116th Air Control Squadron (ACS) hosted the 8th Weapons Squadron from Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) at Camp Rilea, Oregon in August. The 116th was selected as a temporary duty (TDY) location for one of the Weapons Instructor Courses (WIC) offered by the 8th Weapons Squadron.

  • 142nd Wing hosts ANG's Production Assessment Team

    The 142nd Wing hosted a Production Assessment Team (PAT) from July 26-29, to explore ways to increase the number of aircraft, in this case, F-15 Eagles, available at any given time for training and combat missions.

  • The Beloved Portland Air Base Chapel

    It’s the oldest building left on Portland Air National Guard Base, and a survivor. Not only has the base chapel survived the Flood of 1948 and the 1980s demolition campaign of virtually all World War II-era buildings on the base, it’s survived some years of lean budgets and others of indifference.

  • Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Chad Bowen

    Senior Airman Chad Bowen talks about his service in the Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Civil Engineer Squadron as an emergency management Airman at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore.

  • 142nd Wing Guardsmen hone skills in WSEP/Checkered Flag 22-2

    In May, roughly 200 142nd Wing Guardsmen, along with a fleet of 123rd Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagles flew to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. to participate in a two week exercise known as WSEP (Weapons System Evaluation Program)/Checkered Flag 22-2.

  • Remembering Across Time: Memorial Day 2022 in the 142nd Wing

    Who to remember on Memorial Day?  In our busy lives some people either forget or never learned the differences between Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day.  Simply put, Memorial Day is to remember those members of the Armed Forces who died in service to the country.

  • Oregon Special Tactics Airmen Save Lives in Idaho

    BOISE, Ida. – Two civilians in Idaho are alive today thanks to the quick and skillful reaction of some of America’s most elite service members. After completing a day of small arms training, special tactics Airmen with the 125th Special Tactics Squadron (STS), Oregon Air National Guard, were in a