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The 142nd Wing is always looking for the best. Routinely, the 142nd Wing hires qualified candidates to attend Undergraduate Pilot Training. Unlike active duty F-15 Eagle pilots, the wing's pilots are a mix of full time, part time and Air Sovereignty Alert pilots allowing flexibility with full time jobs and other careers. All are dedicated to the base's mission... providing the highest caliber F-15 squadron in the world.
The 142nd Wing routinely hires candidates to attend UPT. The mission of the 123rd Fighter Squadron "Redhawks" is to provide Air Sovereignty Alert for the Northwestern United States as well as projecting air power to foreign theaters as an expeditionary arm of the US Air Force. The normal flow of events for a UPT hire is to attend officer school (if necessary), complete UPT, complete Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, complete F-15 Eagle Formal Training Unit at Kingsley Field and then come back to Portland for approximately two years of seasoning/upgrades. After that, the needs of the base and the performance of the pilot will dictate what jobs he/she will flow on to.
The link provided is an additional resource for generalized information concerning U.S. Air Force UPT.
This link is not sponsored by the 142nd Wing or the Air National Guard. Information provided by the Base Ops web site if for reference only.
Thank you for your interest in the Oregon Air National Guard. The 2023 Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) window will open on December 1st, 2022 and close at the end of January. We expect to interview in the spring of 2023.
The Oregon Air National Guard UPT Selection Board selects highly qualified applicants for interviews. Not all applicants will get an interview. Selected interviewees are assigned a UPT slot from the either the 142nd Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Oregon, or the 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls, Oregon, based on the needs of the Oregon Air National Guard.
Point-of-contact for information regarding Oregon's UPT Selection Board is Capt. William Martin, email: email@example.com
Submit completed packages to: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPT - TBAS Testing
AF Form 24
Application content in order and must include:
Last, First UPT Questionnaire 2022 (Separate PDF)
Combine the following into a single PDF:
The next hiring board for pilots who are already rated via a military pilot training program will be in February 2022. Unfortunately, due to training limitations, we are only considering applicants who are currently qualified in the F-15C/E, F-22, F-35, F-16, F/A-18E/F or previously qualified in the F-15C/E. Pilots who meet these requirements should e-mail Lt Col Jon “Sick” Friedman at email@example.com for more information.