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  • Former 142nd SFS facility repurposed for DCMA utilization

    The Defense Contract Management Administration (DCMA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony at building 485 on Portland Air National Guard Base (PANG), Ore. on March 14, 2023. The building, which was once used as the 142nd Security Forces Squadron combat arms training facility, will now be utilized by the

  • 142nd Wing Airmen support Operation Noble Eagle

    The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Wing mobilized from September 2022 to January 2023 in support of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Operation Noble Eagle (ONE).

  • Former 142nd Wing Commander promoted to Brigadier General

    The Oregon National Guard has promoted Col. David N. Unruh, former 142nd Wing Commander, to the rank of Brigadier General during a promotion ceremony held at the Major General George White Joint Force Headquarters in Salem, Oregon, March 4 2023. As he leaves the Retired Reserve, Unruh will serve as

  • Fifty Years On: Remembering the 1973 Paris Peace Accords

    Today, January 27, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, “An Agreement Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam,” which brought an end to the active US involvement in the Vietnam War. The accords were formally signed on January 27, 1973, in Paris, France at

  • New CLEP testing facility broadens horizons for 142nd Wing Airmen

    Portland Air National Guard Base has established a CLEP testing center to serve Airmen living and serving in the Portland area. The base partnered with Klamath Community College (KCC) to facilitate testing so that Airmen can more easily fulfill the requirements to obtain their Community College of

  • Remembering Captain David L. Seitz

    During this December, 2022, we remember Captain David L. Seitz, with gratitude for his service to community, state and nation and his sacrifice for all, 50 years ago.  The lessons learned from his loss helped improve flying safety which we may sometimes take for granted today.

  • The Oregon Air National Guard’s First Outstanding Unit Award

    The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (AFOUA), renamed in 2020 as the Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award (ASOUA), is the Air Force’s highest peacetime unit award.  It was established in the aftermath of the Korean War and was the first independent Air Force decoration created. Sixty years ago this