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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Security Forces Teams with Portland Police for Crisis Management Exercise

    The 142nd Security Forces Squadron's National Guard Response Force hosted a crisis management exercise with the Portland Police Bureau's Rapid Response Team at the Portland Air National Guard Base September 21 and 22, 2011. The exercise involved training and practicing crowd management by members from each agency."The National Guard Response Force
  • Local Fighter Pilot Recounts Being Scrambled On 9/11

    Click on link to read original story on the KATU News website. Local Fighter Pilot Recounts Being Scrambled On 9/11
  • The 142nd Fighter Wing Remembers 9/11

    As our nation pauses to reflect upon the tragic events of 9/11, we honor those thousands lost in the terrible destruction of that day. Ask just about any American who is old enough to remember, and they can probably tell you where they were and what they were doing when they learned of the brutal attacks against our nation ten years ago.For Oregon

    Click on link to read the original Airman Online magazine story: A Noble Cause
  • 116th ACS Returns to Oregon

    The sun was beginning to fade over the Portland Air National Guard Base on July 20, as Airmen from the 116th Air Control Squadron filed off transport buses to a boisterous group of family and friends, waiting most of the day, for their return deployment in the Middle East.Homemade signs, hugs, tears and cheers greeted the nearly 80 Airmen back from
  • Camp Rosenbaum Celebrates 41 Years of Success

    Each summer, Camp Rosenbaum has been a place where children get to break away from the real world for a week and just be kids. Now in its 41st year, 157 of those kids ages 9 to 11 who are from underprivileged homes learn citizenship skills while enjoying activities such as horseback riding, fishing and arts and crafts."Making good choices and
  • Oregon Airman Embraces Army Challenge

    Senior Master Sgt. Chris Roper, a member of the Air Force Security Forces, has spent his career responding to unique challenges; so it was all in stride when he was the lone Air National Guard Airman to attend the U.S. Army Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Tex., in the autumn of 2010.As the first ever Air National Guard member selected to