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  • Korean War Call-up of the 142nd Fighter Group

    As the Korean War continued 70 years ago, more of the Oregon Air National Guard (ANG) was called to duty. On 1 March 1951, the 142nd Fighter Group (142FG) was activated for federal service at its home station, Portland Air Base, Portland, Oregon.

  • The Oregon Air National Guard and the Korean War

    Seventy years ago, on June 25, 1950, the Democratic Peopleā€˜s Republic of Korea (North Korea) invaded the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in a blatant display of aggression, drawing the United States into a war to ensure the freedom of South Korea. As the sharp conflict escalated and worldwide