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Camp Rosenbaum, founded in 1970 by Brig. Gen. (ret) Fred Rosenbaum, has been an Oregon tradition for more than 50 years. The camp benefits underprivileged and at-risk youth, giving them the opportunity to have fun, build relationships, and learn the value of community and good citizenship. (courtesy photo, circa 1970)
Lt. Col. Scott M. Wilcox addresses the 142nd Civil Engineer Squadron for the first time as their commander during a July 31, 2021 Change of Command ceremony at Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. Lt. Col. Wilcox formerly served as the commander for the 944th Civil Engineer Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Brandon Boyd)
The 1960’s saw significant growth in the education and training of Oregon’s Airmen. The establishment of the "Rylander U" NCO Academy and the Radar Interceptor Officer School contributed to the growth and professional development of numerous Oregon Guardsman. (U. S. Air National Guard graphic by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer)
Col. Aaron Mathena addresses members of the wing after assuming command of the 142nd Operations Group, July 23, 2021, Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer) Col. Mathena previously served as the 123rd Fighter Squadron Commander from 2016-2018. From there he attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Boston, Mass., and from 2019 to 2021, served in various capacities at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. "I've been in and out of the wing since 2012, " said Mathena. "But I've never forgotten that I am an Oregon Guardsman. So to have the fortune to come back and command the Operations Group is a special privilege."
Col. Aaron Mathena addresses members of the wing after assuming command of the 142nd Operations Group, July 23, 2021, Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer) Col. Mathena previously served as the 123rd Fighter Squadron Commander from 2016-2018. From there he attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Boston, Mass., and from 2019 to 2021, served in various capacities at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. "I've been in and out of the wing since 2012, " said Mathena. "But I've never forgotten that I am an Oregon Guardsman. So to have the fortune to come back and command the Operations Group is a special privilege."
142nd Wing Vice Commander, Col. William Kopp (right) passes the 142nd Operations Group guidon to assuming commander, Col. Aaron Mathena during an official Assumption of Command ceremony, July 23, 2021, Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer) Col. Mathena previously served as the 123rd Fighter Squadron Commander from 2016-2018. From there he attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Boston, Mass., and from 2019 to 2021, served in various capacities at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. "I've been in and out of the wing since 2012, " said Mathena. "But I've never forgotten that I am an Oregon Guardsman. So to have the fortune to come back and command the Operations Group is a special privilege."
Airmen across the force have resumed fitness testing beginning July, 1st, 2021. Physical fitness testing was delayed during the onset of COVID-19 in order to mitigate the transmission of the virus. Fitness testing is a key component of overall mission readiness,and ensures Airmen are fit to fight. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Frank)

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About the 142nd Wing

Welcome to the 142nd Wing, home to Oregon Air National Guard's Redhawks. Our mission is to provide unequalled, mission ready units to sustain combat aerospace superiority and peacetime taskings any time, any place in service to our nation, state and community. Read more

MSG Commander Environmental Statement

The ANG and the 142d Wing are committed to implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) in accordance with Air Force Policy Directives (AFPD) 90-8 and 32-70. The ANG establishes robust Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Councils (ESOHCs) to ensure leadership involvement and review of the EMS. ESOHCs use cross-functional teams to work issues, develop procedures, and provide recommendations to senior leadership. We strive to be good stewards of our resources and the environment.

- Colonel Christopher Lantagne

Environmental Management

Oregon Airspace Initiative

UPDATE: Final Environmental Impact Statement available.

The purpose of the proposed Oregon Airspace Initiative is to provide properly-configured and located military airspace which will provide efficient, realistic mission-oriented training with adequate size, and within reasonably close proximity, to support advanced 21st century air-to-air tactical fighters and evolving training requirements of the Oregon Air National Guard (ANG). To see the full documents click here.

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