Our Mission

The Portland Air National Guard’s Honor Guard team serves a distinct mission under unique conditions from performing military honors to presenting colors within the community in which they live and serve. The elite members of PANG Honor Guard team perform their ceremonial duties in addition to their primary Air Force specialty.

Honor Guard


Video by Staff Sgt. Alexander Frank
Portland Timbers Home Opener Features 142nd Fighter Wing Airmen
142nd Wing
June 1, 2019 | 2:55
Members from the Oregon National Guard provided a joint service color guard for the Portland Timbers home opener. Master Sergeant John Hughel and the team of Oregon guardsman provide a behind-the-scenes look into the entire process. The event also marks the re-introduction of Providence Park; which had been under renovation for the last six months.

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The Portland Air National Guard Base Honor Guard Team is made up of an elite group of Air Force men and women, whose primary mission is the rendering of honors at military funerals and community military related events.

As the schedule permits, The Honor Guard is active in community relations such as: patriotic ceremonies, parades, school flag presentations and sporting events.

To request the Honor Guard, please submit Department of Defense Form 2536 to the 142nd Wing Public Affairs Office (email: 142.WG.PA@us.af.mil) no later than three weeks prior to the event date.