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ORANG Fighter Pilot is first in world to fly F-15 Eagle with a cervical prosthetic disc
Col. Todd Hofford, 142nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. presented a plaque to the 114th Fighter Squadron at Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base, Ore. where he requalified to fly the F-15 Eagle post cervical disc replacement surgery. The plaque features a post-operative x-ray of Hofford’s neck, November 2019. (courtesy photo)
ORANG Fighter Pilot is first in world to fly F-15 Eagle with a cervical prosthetic disc
Col. Todd Hofford, 142nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander and newly reinstated F-15 Eagle pilot, poses in front of an Eagle, February 6, 2020, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. Hofford recently completed a nearly three-year process of obtaining a waiver to pilot a high G aircraft with a prosthetic disc in his neck, making him the first in the world to do so. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer)
ORANG Fighter Pilot is first in world to fly F-15 Eagle with a cervical prosthetic disc
Col. Todd Hofford, 142nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander and newly reinstated F-15 Eagle fighter pilot, prepares for his first official flight since undergoing cervical disc replacement surgery, December 4, 2019, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. Col. Hofford recently completed the near three-year process of obtaining a waiver to fly a high G aircraft with a prosthetic disc in his neck, making him the first person in the world to do so. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer)
Special Tactics Airmen participate in Southern Strike 2020
Members of the Special Operations Surgical Team (SOST), 720th Special Operations Group, work with the 125th Special Tactics Squadron, Portland, Ore. and the Dutch Special Operations Force (SOF) at the Southern Strike 2020 exercise in Gulfport, Miss. The SOST helps various SOF teams receive patients in combat zones and treat them en route to medical facilities. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Emily Moon)
Portland, OR Archbishop visits PANG
From left,142nd Fighter Wing Chaplain, Capt. Bob Edwards; former 142nd FW Chaplain, Lt. Col. (retired) Father Richard Sirianni, Archbishop of Portland, Ore., Alexander King Sample; and 142nd FW Vice Commander, Col. Todd Hofford pose in front of an F-15 Eagle during a base tour, January 22, 2020, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore.
Portland, OR Archbishop visits PANG
The Archbishop of Portland, OR, Alexander King Sample, and former 142nd Fighter Wing Chaplain, Lt. Col. (retired) Father Richard Sirianni meet with 142nd FW Commander, Col. Adam Sitler, and Vice Commander, Col. Todd Hofford, during a base tour, January 22, 2020, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore.
142nd FW Chief represents ORANG as a competitive weightlifter
Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Harbert, 142nd Maintenance Group chief quality assurance inspector, recently competed in the Howard Cohen Masters Weightlifting Competition in Seattle Wash., November 16, 2019, where he received three medals and qualified for the 2020 USA Masters National Competition. (courtesy photo)

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About the 142nd Fighter Wing

Environmental Commitment Statement
Welcome to the 142nd Fighter 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

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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Contact Information

Address
142nd FW Public Affairs
6801 NE Cornfoot Rd.,
Portland, OR 97218

ID Card Issue
503-335-4046

Base Operator
503-335-4000

Public Affairs
DSN: 638-4104
Office: 503-335-4104
Email

JAG / Legal Office
Office: 503-335-4190

Recruiting
1-800-392-1801
Office: 503-335-4040

SARC
Elizabeth Aruja
142 FW SAPR Helpline: 971-806-4054

Chaplain
503-964-9093 (cell)
503-335-5374 (office)
robert.l.edwards172.mil@mail.mil

Director of Psychological Health
Office: 503-335-5706

Military One Source
1-800-342-9647

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