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  • Weapons Teams compete for top honors

    Weapons Loaders from the 142nd Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competed for the highly-prized Sasquatch ‘Hoki’ trophy during the October Regularity Scheduled Drill (RSD) at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, Oct. 14, 2018. The competition brought the four quarterly

  • The 142nd Fighter Wing conducts dual readiness exercise

    PORTLAND, Oregon – The Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Fighter Wing focused their attention on combat readiness and emergency response training during the unit Regularly Scheduled Drill (RSD), September 8-9, 2018, at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Oregon. The training exercise

  • Oregon Air National Guard pins first female general officer

    There are various challenges, setbacks, and rewards for the uncommon citizen who makes serving in the military a career; and on some occasions, there are ‘the firsts’ that reflect the distinctive profession and the unique opportunities that present themselves.Donna Prigmore embraced the chance to be

  • Oregon Airmen respond to Hurricane Lane during summer training in Hawaii

    HONOLULU, Hawaii — What started out as a typical summer training deployment for the men and women of the 142nd Medical Group (MDG), Oregon Air National Guard, turned anything but, when the Hawaiian islands were threatened by a category-5 hurricane, the week of Aug. 20, 2018.The annual training for

  • 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

  • The Final Flight of David R. Kingsley

    What is valor?  Where does it come from in times of crisis that enables some people to serve “above and beyond the call of duty?”  There are many worthy examples of valor and sacrifice to ponder as we commemorate the fallen of our nation on this Memorial Day.  And a flier from Portland, Oregon,

  • Weapons Instructor Course test Redhawks resolve

     Memorial Day weekend marks the ‘Official Beginning of Summer,’ with grilled hot dogs and school graduation ceremonies, as Americans pause to pay honor to those who have given their lives in service to their nation. For over 120 members of the 142nd Fighter Wing, known as the Redhawks, Memorial Day