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  • Redhawks at the Victory and the Journey Home

    As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II on 2 September 1945, let us recall the role Oregon’s first aviation unit, the 123rd Observation Squadron, played in the war. The 123rd Obs was activated on 18 April 1941 in Portland, Oregon. After a brief period of training and

  • 142nd Fighter Wing Welcomes New Commander

    PORTLAND AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ore.-- Colonel Adam Sitler assumed command of the 142nd Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony held here Aug. 5, 2018.Sitler assumed command from Col. Duke A. Pirak who will be taking a new position as the Director, Chief National Guard Bureau Action Group