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  • Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Chad Bowen

    Senior Airman Chad Bowen talks about his service in the Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Civil Engineer Squadron as an emergency management Airman at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore.

  • 142nd Wing Guardsmen hone skills in WSEP/Checkered Flag 22-2

    In May, roughly 200 142nd Wing Guardsmen, along with a fleet of 123rd Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagles flew to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. to participate in a two week exercise known as WSEP (Weapons System Evaluation Program)/Checkered Flag 22-2.

  • Remembering Across Time: Memorial Day 2022 in the 142nd Wing

    Who to remember on Memorial Day?  In our busy lives some people either forget or never learned the differences between Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day.  Simply put, Memorial Day is to remember those members of the Armed Forces who died in service to the country.

  • Oregon Special Tactics Airmen Save Lives in Idaho

    BOISE, Ida. – Two civilians in Idaho are alive today thanks to the quick and skillful reaction of some of America’s most elite service members. After completing a day of small arms training, special tactics Airmen with the 125th Special Tactics Squadron (STS), Oregon Air National Guard, were in a

  • The Last Response

    In the Oregon Air National Guard, the Fatality Search and Recovery Team, sometimes referred to as "the last response," is charged with supporting our state and local community in times of disaster. This team exists to provide services to those who have lost their lives.

  • The 371st Fighter Group and the Aftermath of the Holocaust

    During this April 24 through May 1, 2022 Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, with the Russo-Ukrainian War raging in Europe and perhaps some of the ghosts of World War II being stirred, we remember the terrible things that can happen when one group of human beings are demonized,

  • The Oregonians of the Doolittle Raid on Japan, April 18, 1942

    Today, Monday, April 18, 2022 is the 80th anniversary of the epic Doolittle Raid, when US Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell medium bombers flew from the pitching deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) in the first American air raid on Tokyo and the Imperial Japanese Home islands.

  • Robot Dog Reports for Duty

    In December 2021, the Portland Air National Guard Base (PANGB) became the first Air National Guard base to house the innovative technology developed by Ghost Robotics known as the Quadrupedal Unmanned Ground Vehicle (QUGV). This four-legged droid is most commonly referred to as a robot dog. This

  • 142nd Wing Celebrates the Month of the Military Child

    April marks the Month of the Military Child, and the 142nd Wing is hosting several events to celebrate the children of service members. Originally started in 1986 by then Defense Secretary, Casper Weinberger, the Month of the Military Child aims to recognize the needs and sacrifices of