The 142 Wing is served by three Recruiting offices located throughout the Portland, OR Metro area. Our main store front is located at Eastport Plaza in Portland, OR. We have two other offices, one at Beaverton Town Square in Beaverton, OR and one at Heritage Mall in Albany, OR.

For the best results in making an appointment please call (503) 335-4040 or 1-800-TO-GO-ANG. You can also visit our website at Air National Guard-U.S. Air Force

The mission of Oregon Air National Guard (ORANG) Recruiting Team is to inspire, engage and recruit the next generation of Air, Cyber and Space Professionals. The ORANG Team recruits quality men and women from Oregon and across The United States, to serve the ever-changing needs of our citizens, our great communities and the Air Force. The accession of a steady flow of highly capable recruits is essential to maintain a force with the proper distribution of skills. The Air National Guard locates the best possible candidates, and then develops them with tough, highly technical training; giving them the right skills to bolster the Active Duty Force, ensure prompt mobilization during war, and provide homeland assistance during national emergencies.

The ORANG Recruiting Team accesses more than 250 members each year. It places emphasis on recruiting people with no prior military service into more than 130 enlisted career opportunities.  Additionally, the Team looks for prior and non-prior service officer candidates and focuses on recruiting chaplains and medical professionals such as physicians, dentists, nurses, healthcare administrators and biomedical science corps members.


       Attract the most talented Air, Cyber and Space Professionals to preserve the security of Oregon and America.


The Retention Office provides customer service in several areas including:

  • Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) qualification, application and transferability for Post 9/11 MGIB benefits
  • Chapter 30 and Chapter 1606 MGIB qualification, application
  • Enlistment/Accession & Reenlistment Cash Incentive Program. Depending on current FY Operational Guidance this may include Enlisted and Officer programs for various AFSCs

Career planning, cross-training, and Unit Career Advisor training

education benefits

Oregon State Tuition Assistance (ONGSTA)

  • To provide funding for tuition, at in-state residency rates, for Oregon community colleges (up to 90 credits) and public universities (up to 180 credits) for current Oregon National Guard members
  • For eligibility and application requirements see:
  • Wing POC is Base Education and Training Office - (503) 335-4050

 Montgomery GI Bill

recruiting social media

recruiting & retention contact info

Recruiting Flight Chief



Retention Office Manager



Recruiting & Retention 116th ACS 



Production Recruiters