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  • 142nd AMXS Airman shares his TDY experience

    The Washington and Oregon Air National Guard collaborated with the Thai Royal Air Force for the first time in Enduring Partners 2023. This engagement was a National Guard-sponsored State Partnership Program event aimed at improving combat readiness and combined and joint interoperability between

  • Wings Clipped: A Redhawk Captured in Korea

    Seventy years ago this summer, the guns went silent on the Korean Peninsula after three years of intense fighting as the Armistice took effect on July 27, 1953. Although combat had ceased, a number of actions resulted from this - one of which was the repatriation of prisoners of war. Of the 7,

  • 142nd Operations Group welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Jeffrey B. Yeates takes command of the 142nd Operations Group during an Assumption of Command ceremony held at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., August 31, 2023. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Steph Sawyer)

  • Redhawk Squadron on Victory over Japan Day

    In this story's primary image from the Second World War, a quartet of 35th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron* (35th PRS) Lockheed F-5E Lightning photo reconnaissance aircraft stand on the highest ground around at a rain-sodden airfield, probably the squadron’s “G” Flight based forward at Nanning

  • 116th ACS welcomes new Commander

    Lt. Col. Casey P. Robbins assumed command of the 116th Air Control Squadron (ACS) from Lt. Col. John P. Middlemore on August 5th 2023, in a ceremony held at the Camp Rilea Armed Forces training Center in Warrenton, Oregon.

  • Wing History: Coronet Nighthawk

    Coronet Nighthawk was the name of the Air Combat Command mission that transitioned from the active duty component to the Air National Guard in 1990. It was a counterdrug operation which employed fighter aircraft to patrol the skies of Panama to detect aircraft suspected of being involved in illegal

  • Happy 80th Birthday, 142nd Wing!

    July 15, 2023 marks the 80th birthday of Oregon’s 142nd Wing! Eight decades of outstanding service to community, state and nation began on a summer day at Richmond Army Air Base, Virginia, in 1943. This article will highlight some of the accomplishments of the organization through the years, with

  • Agile Combat Employment Exercise Marks Success for the 116th ACS, WADS

    The 116th Air Control Squadron (call sign LONGRACKS) of the Oregon Air National Guard (ORANG) in collaboration with the 109th Air Control Squadron (ACS) of the Utah Air National Guard (UTANG) who assisted with planning and equipment, along with the Western Area Defense Sector have completed the

  • 142nd Medical Group welcomes new Commander

    Col. James P. Dolan (middle), incoming 142nd Medical Group (MDG) commander accepts the group guidon from 142nd Wing Commander, Col. Todd A. Hofford (left), as he steps into the role of 142nd MDG Commander during a Change of Command Ceremony held at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., June 4,