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Oregon Air National Guard Commander Brig. General Steven Gregg stands (left to right) with Category I level award winners, Senior Airman Issac K. Martin and Airman First Class Craig Payne, along with Oregon State Command Chief Master Sgt. Mark Russell during the 18th Annual Oregon Air National Guard Awards Banquet, held in Portland, Ore., on February 25, 2012. (US Air Force Photograph by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs)(Released) Oregon Air National Guard Awards Banquet
Military and select civilian members of the Oregon Air National Guard gathered to be recognized for outstanding achievement during the past year, at the 18th Annual Oregon Air National Guard Awards Banquet at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Portland, Ore. February 25, 2012.Award winners came from all over the state representing the 142nd and 173rd
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Ms. Susan Murren is presented with the Oregon Family Volunteer Award from (left to right) Oregon Air National Guard Commander Brig. Gen. Stephen Gregg, 142nd Family Program director Mary Bell, Lt. Col. Mitchell, Murren and State Command Chief Master Sgt. Mark Russell. (US Air Force Photo by Tech. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs) The Family Connection
When airmen from the Oregon Air National Guard deploy, their family and friends at home can sometimes face a barrage of hardship, need and concern. For the 116th Air Control Squadron, family volunteer Susan Murren has become the critical connection linking those at home with the resources they require. "In the year and a half since I took this
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2012
Some of the 75 Christmas Stockings that were filled by members of the 142nd Fighter Wing members and were donated to needy families in the Portland area during the holiday season. (photo provided by the 142nd Fighter Wing Family Programs) Redhawks Season of Giving
The holiday season allows all of us pause and reflect upon the important issues of life each year. For most that means time with family and loved ones but it also a time to count the blessings and give back to others in need who are less fortunate.Member of the 142nd Fighter Wing have spent time pitching in to do a variety volunteer events in the
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2011
Members of the 35th PRS entertain Jinx Falkenburg.  From left to right are Jinx, Lt. Morris, First Sergeant Flavin and Sgt Shaylor.  First Sergeant John Flavin and Sgt Jack Shaylor were original members of the Oregon National Guard’s 123rd Observation Squadron.  Note the early Redhawk emblem of the squadron on the wall behind, with twin tails evocative of the twin-boomed F-5 recon aircraft the squadron flew in the CBI.  The Redhawk is still used by the ORANG’s 123rd Fighter Squadron today. Jinxed in the CBI - The Oregon Guard and the USO in WWII
With Christmas approaching and the holiday season underway, thoughts of home come to mind. This phenomenon is the same through time, both now and when American Airmen deployed to the Far East back in December, 1944. There deployed in China was the 35th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron, a unit created in 1943 from the Oregon National Guard' s pioneer
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Technical Sergeant Shawn Potter, 142 Security Forces Squadron taking a donation from a generous caller. (photo provided by 142 Security Forces Squadron) Oregon Airmen team with KPAM radio to raise money for military families in need
 - Phones ringing off the hook, on-line donations and pledges pouring in while Airmen from the 142 Fighter Wing "Redhawks" stood by to take pledges and donations from generous residents and business across Oregon and Southwest Washington. November 28, through December 2 marked KPAM radio and the Salvation Army's "Operation Santa Claus" donation and
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Diane White, Command Chief Max White's wife, received a certificate of appreciation from Col. Michael Stencel, 142d Fighter Wing Commander. The presentation was at Command Chief Max White's retirement ceremony October 16.(Air Force photo taken by Tech. Sgt John Hughel) In it for the Long Run: Chief Max White
Max White first came to Eugene, Ore., in 1972 to chase an Olympic dream having qualified for the Olympic Track and Field trials in the Marathon. Though White did not make the USA team and compete in Munich, West Germany, he would eventually move to the west coast. White made his home in Oregon and created countless other successes including;
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Honoring Redhawk Heritage on Veterans Day
As we pause on this Veterans Day to honor the members of our armed services, we also celebrate our American military heritage. In doing so, we recall the achievements and sacrifices of our predecessors who served our nation. For the 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard, this includes remembering the 371st Fighter Group of the Second
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2011
Oregon Air National Guard members wear their Battle Dress Uniform on the last authorized day to wear the BDU, in front of the Oregon Military Department, Oct. 31.  From left to right: Capt. Dawn Choy, Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Master Sgt. Sheryl Derrick, Chief Master Sgt. David Gardner.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Betty Boyce, Human Resources Benefits Assistant). Oregon Airmen bid farewell to the BDU
For anyone in the Air Force, Air National Guard or Reserve, today marks a milestone in the service's history. For those who have been Airmen for more than a few years, today is especially significant. It is the day the Air Force officially says goodbye to the Battle Dress Uniform, or BDU. A number of Oregon Air National Guard members who work at
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2011
Oregon Air Nation Guard Col. Michael Stencel, 142nd Fighter Wing Commander welcomes over 200 military members and their family to the Yellow Ribbon Event held at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 24, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel) Oregon's Reserve Warriors and Families attend Yellow Ribbon Symposium
Portland, Ore.--Over 200 military members and their families gathered at The Governor Hotel in downtown Portland, Ore. September 23-25 as part of the Oregon Air National Guard's Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program symposium. The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program is a federally-mandated program designed to serve members of the National Guard and
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2011
One of the day’s honorees, Tech Sgt. Alan Becker, a vehicle maintenance technician with the 142nd Logistics Readiness Squadron here was deployed to Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan- a transportation and logistics hub at Manas International Airport, near Bishek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.  (US Air Force Photograph by Staff Sgt. Aaron Perkins, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs) Hometown Heroes
-- Over 60 airmen of the Oregon Air National Guard were honored during a "Hometown Heroes" ceremony here October 15, 2011 to celebrate a safe return home from various military deployments throughout the world in support of global contingency operations. Awardees stood at attention at the Brigadier General Rosenbaum Hangar and when called, marched
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