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Hurricane relief Oregon Guardsmen deploy to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria
Oregon Airmen deploy to support Hurricane Maria
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125th STS Deployment to Hurricane Relief Oregon Air National Guard Special Tactics Airmen Deploy to Florida for Hurricane Irma Relief
Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief
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123rd STS conducts personnel rescue in Port Arthur, Texas. Special Tactics saves lives in Hurricane Harvey aftermath
To assist in rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, 38 Special Tactics Airmen were deployed to Southeast Texas to provide critical disaster relief.Special Tactics Airmen with the 123rd and 125th Air National Guard Special Tactics Squadrons are exercising their personnel rescue and global access capabilities to provide critical relief
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Training prepares Oregon Guardsmen for fighting fires Training prepares Oregon Guardsmen for fighting fires
A combined force of 105 Oregon Army and Air National Guardsmen prepared to deploy to the High Cascade Complex Fire in southern Oregon, while completing one-day refresher training at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) in Salem, Oregon, on Aug. 15, 2017. The Oregon National Guard was activated by Governor Kate Brown to
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Oregon Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Eckert, 142nd Fighter Wing Civil Engineers (CES), operates a excavator to load rock and other materials used to build a new trail at Niven Lake, Yellowknife, Northern Territories, Canada, July 18, 2017. Over 30 CES members are spending two-weeks in Canada working on a variety of projects during their Deployment for Training (DFT). (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs) Yellowknife Deployment For Training sharpens Oregon Civil Engineers skills
Airmen from the 142nd Fighter Wing Civil Engineer Squadron, combined with Canadian Armed Forces Construction Engineers from 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta, work together on a variety of construction and repair projects during their joint Deployment for Training (DFT) in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, July 16 to 30, 2017.
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Street dedication ceremony Portland Air National Guard Base pays tribute to fallen Redhawk with street dedication
Street dedication ceremony to fallen members
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As the sun begins to set at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oregon Air National Guard Lt. Col. Nick Rutgers, assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, 142nd Fighter Wing, prepares his F-15 Eagle for a late day sortie, June 8, 2017. Over 120 Oregon Air guardsmen are supporting the Weapons Instructor Course during their three-week duty assignment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. John Hughel) Weapons Instructor Course test Redhawks resolve
 Memorial Day weekend marks the ‘Official Beginning of Summer,’ with grilled hot dogs and school graduation ceremonies, as Americans pause to pay honor to those who have given their lives in service to their nation. For over 120 members of the 142nd Fighter Wing, known as the Redhawks, Memorial Day took on an added summons as they arrived here to
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A native of Portland, Oregon, David Kingsley joined the Army Air Forces in 1942 and became a bombardier assigned to the 97th Bomb Group based in Italy.  On June 23, 1944, just two years after the first Ploiesti raid, he valiantly gave his life to save a wounded crew member on his B-17, fatally stricken by flak and fighters in a mission against Ploiesti.  He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, and Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, is named in his honor.  (USAF photo) Redhawk Reflections on the First American Mission in Europe, 1942
This year marks the 75th anniversary for many important battles which took place during the World War II year of 1942. June 12, 1942, was a milestone in Air Force history which should be remembered.
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Lt Col John W. Leonard, Commanding Officer of the 405th Fighter Squadron, pictured here in 1944, was a well-regarded P-47 Thunderbolt pilot and combat leader in the 371st Fighter Group. Unfortunately, he was fatally wounded in a dogfight with German fighter planes near Worms, Germany, in January, 1945. His older brother William was a distinguished Navy fighter pilot and ace in the Pacific who participated in the Battle of Midway in June, 1942. Source: (Courtesy Mr. Jürg Herzig, Stand Where They Fought website, used with permission) A Redhawk Midway Connection
This week marks the 75th anniversary of the epic Battle of Midway, Jun 3 – 7 1942, in which the US Navy achieved an “incredible victory” over a superior Imperial Japanese naval force. It was a pivotal battle, essentially negating the early war advantages the Imperial Japanese Navy had in the war in the Pacific.
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Oregon Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Kristen Miller pauses for a photograph next to a display of weapons in her work area at the 142nd Fighter Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., May 7, 2017. Miller recently was appointed as the first female Chief Master Sergeant Munitions System Specialist Superintendent in the Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel) Tender Warrior
Chief Master Sergeant Kristen Miller, becomes first female Munitions System Specialist Superintendent in the Air National Guard.
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