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  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a consistent Air Force capacity to the
  • Wing Inspection Team test unit readiness

    The Wing Inspection Team conducted a readiness exercise July 31- Aug 3., that challenged the 142nd Fighter Wing members under a variety of conditions that focused on the overall mission capabilities. This was the first exercise to use the Wing Inspection Team (WIT) members, which is part of the U. S. Air Force inspection system helping to
  • Promotion brings new command role for Prigmore

    Col. Donna M. Prigmore became the new 142nd Fighter Wing Mission Support Group (MSG) Commander following her promotion to the rank of Colonel during a dual ceremony here Sunday.Brig. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard, presided over the promotion ceremony that took place immediately before the MSG change of command.
  • Deployed Civil Engineer Airmen enable fully operational runway

    Airmen from the 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron and the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Squadron completed flight line repairs to Bagram Airfield's main runway June 9, 2014.The undertaking tasked Airmen to repair four sets of Ultra High Molecular Weight polyethylene panels. The panels are located underneath aircraft arresting
  • Chief Master Sgt. of 1st Air Force visits 142nd Fighter Wing

    Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson Jr., Command Chief Master Sgt., 1st Air Force, visited the 142nd Fighter Wing Tuesday to get a personal look at the wing's mission and interface with Airmen directly about their role in the Air National Guard. The United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) is headquartered at Tyndall AFB, Florida. The
  • National Guard rehearses response to major accident at PDX

    Air National Guardsmen at the 142nd Fighter Wing honed their skills during a major accident response exercise here May 19. The scenario called for base first responders to react to a simulated F-15 landing mishap at Portland International Airport (PDX) to test base command and control functions and their efficacies. "Training is a foundation for
  • Crosby takes over as COG commander

    Col. Mark A. Crosby took the reins as the Oregon Air National Guard Combat Operations Group Commander (COG) during a ceremony here yesterday.Brig. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard, presided over the change of command ceremony. He praised Crosby's role as the Director of the State Partnership program and the work
  • Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

    Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, March 24 - April 3.As members of the Oregon National Guard's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives
  • Logistical Readiness Squadron ramps up for Red Flag

    Airmen from the 142nd Fighter Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron were busy last week, moving about 130 Airmen and over 75,000 pounds of cargo as they supported the Red Flag exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nev. Four C-130 Hercules aircraft from Kentucky, Alaska, North Carolina, and Texas helped move the necessary equipment needed for
  • 142nd Fighter Wing Engineers mobilize for deployment

    Twenty-eight members of the 142nd Fighter Wing Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a formal deployment ceremony here, March 1, as they prepare to support Operation Enduring Freedom with members deploying to both Afghanistan and Bahrain. Twenty-five Civil Engineer technicians will deploy to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and will provide support