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  • Behind the scenes: traffic management specialists play critical role in mission readiness

    Tech. Sgt. Romulus Kocsis is a full-time traffic management specialist for the 142nd Logistics Readiness Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base. As such, Kocsis is responsible for the shipping and receiving of supplies, directly effecting mission readiness and success on a local and world-wide scale.The warehouse that Kocsis works out of is
  • Son of ORANG recruiter enlists with 125th STS

    Jaden Jacobo is a high school senior who is joining the Oregon Air National Guard as a Radio Frequency Communications Technician for the 125th Special Tactics Squadron which falls under the 142nd Fighter Wing.Jaden is the son of ORANG recruiter Tech. Sgt. David Jacobo. On Wednesday, March 13, Tech. Sgt. Jacobo watched as his son took the oath of
  • Oregon Guardsmen serve as Weapons Directors for the 116th Air Control Squadron

    Staff Sgt. Taylor Ingersoll and Airman 1st Class Olivia Cappelli are both Weapons Directors with the 116th Air Control Squadron, a geographically separated component of the 142nd Fighter Wing, based at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, Oregon. Both Ingersoll and Cappelli come from military families. Ingersoll’s father is a veteran with 33 years in service,
  • Oregon Airmen provide snapshot of operations to Air National Guard’s top leaders

    As the stubborn winter weather kept its chilly grip on the Pacific Northwest, Airmen of the 142nd Fighter Wing provided a warm welcome to the top leaders of the Air National Guard during the Regularly Scheduled Drill (RSD) weekend, March 2-3, 2019.Acting as the official host, Oregon Air National Guard Col. Adam Sitler, 142nd Fighter Wing Commander,
  • In full afterburner mode, Brig. Gen. James Kriesel takes off for his next adventure

    SALEM, Oregon – The global demands placed on Service Members in the U.S. Air Force goes beyond securing air superiority and moving equipment and cargo. Rapid transnational mobility is essential to supporting other American military branches, as well as coalition partners in worldwide conflicts, and when called to respond to humanitarian
  • Oregon Air Guardsmen mobilized to support critical overseas assignments

    PORTLAND, Oregon - For nearly two decades, Citizen-Airmen have been responding to overseas contingency operations following the 9/11 attacks. The assignments have been as varied as the Airmen that have been called upon to fulfill them, all the while building new global partnerships and strengthening traditional alliances.As 112 Oregon National
  • AFJROTC high school students visit PANG

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) students from Battleground and Prairie High Schools in the state of Washington toured the 142nd Fighter Wing fire department, aircraft maintenance, and operations facilities in order to familiarize themselves with the myriad career options the Air Force has to offer.
  • 142nd Medical Group conducts Change of Command

    Oregon Air National Guard Col. Erik Shadler, relinquishes his position as commander of the 142nd Medical Group as Col. Jonathan Vinson assumes command of the unit during an official Change of Command ceremony, February 9, 2019.
  • Oregon Air National Guardsman plays Soldier in the United Kingdom

    PORTLAND, Oregon - When Oregon Air National Guard Maj. Christopher Webb signed-up for the 2018 Military Reserve Exchange Program, he admitted he had no idea what he was getting into. “I didn’t know what to expect,” Webb said, as he sat in the CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) building at the Portland Air National Guard Base during the
  • Weapons Teams compete for top honors

    Weapons Loaders from the 142nd Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competed for the highly-prized Sasquatch ‘Hoki’ trophy during the October Regularity Scheduled Drill (RSD) at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, Oct. 14, 2018. The competition brought the four quarterly award-winning teams together to square off for the overall
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