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  • An Oregon “Guest” of the Luftwaffe

    History can be a complex subject, finding the evidence of days gone by in documents, artifacts, images, interviews and such.  Even when one is familiar with the details of a given aspect of history, it’s common for new details to emerge.  History is not a static thing, and a surprising amount of

  • 142nd Operations Support Flight redesignates as a Squadron

    Leadership from the 142nd Operations Group (OG) and the Operations Support Squadron conduct a redesignation ceremony, changing the Operations Support Flight to the Operations Support Squadron (OSS), Sept. 9, 2022, Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon. During the Ceremony the guideons were

  • Firefighters gain critical skills in Arizona

    Firefighters assigned to the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base (PANG), trained with firefighters from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona to accomplish their annual training from August 5 to August 19, 2022. During their two weeks of training, the team trained on live

  • 116th Airman shines at home station during Weapons Instructor Course

    The 116th Air Control Squadron (ACS) hosted the 8th Weapons Squadron from Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) at Camp Rilea, Oregon in August. The 116th was selected as a temporary duty (TDY) location for one of the Weapons Instructor Courses (WIC) offered by the 8th Weapons Squadron.

  • 142nd Wing hosts ANG's Production Assessment Team

    The 142nd Wing hosted a Production Assessment Team (PAT) from July 26-29, to explore ways to increase the number of aircraft, in this case, F-15 Eagles, available at any given time for training and combat missions.

  • The Beloved Portland Air Base Chapel

    It’s the oldest building left on Portland Air National Guard Base, and a survivor. Not only has the base chapel survived the Flood of 1948 and the 1980s demolition campaign of virtually all World War II-era buildings on the base, it’s survived some years of lean budgets and others of indifference.