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  • Special Tactics saves lives in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

    To assist in rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, 38 Special Tactics Airmen were deployed to Southeast Texas to provide critical disaster relief.Special Tactics Airmen with the 123rd and 125th Air National Guard Special Tactics Squadrons are exercising their personnel rescue and global access capabilities to provide critical relief
  • Training prepares Oregon Guardsmen for fighting fires

    A combined force of 105 Oregon Army and Air National Guardsmen prepared to deploy to the High Cascade Complex Fire in southern Oregon, while completing one-day refresher training at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) in Salem, Oregon, on Aug. 15, 2017. The Oregon National Guard was activated by Governor Kate Brown to
  • Yellowknife Deployment For Training sharpens Oregon Civil Engineers skills

    Airmen from the 142nd Fighter Wing Civil Engineer Squadron, combined with Canadian Armed Forces Construction Engineers from 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta, work together on a variety of construction and repair projects during their joint Deployment for Training (DFT) in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, July 16 to 30, 2017.
  • Weapons Instructor Course test Redhawks resolve

     Memorial Day weekend marks the ‘Official Beginning of Summer,’ with grilled hot dogs and school graduation ceremonies, as Americans pause to pay honor to those who have given their lives in service to their nation. For over 120 members of the 142nd Fighter Wing, known as the Redhawks, Memorial Day took on an added summons as they arrived here to
  • Redhawk Reflections on the First American Mission in Europe, 1942

    This year marks the 75th anniversary for many important battles which took place during the World War II year of 1942. June 12, 1942, was a milestone in Air Force history which should be remembered.
  • A Redhawk Midway Connection

    This week marks the 75th anniversary of the epic Battle of Midway, Jun 3 – 7 1942, in which the US Navy achieved an “incredible victory” over a superior Imperial Japanese naval force. It was a pivotal battle, essentially negating the early war advantages the Imperial Japanese Navy had in the war in the Pacific.
  • Sweat and Spears

    The 142nd Fighter Wing Weapons Loading contest, 2017
  • 1st. Lieutenant Ernest P. Wakehouse, 123rd Fighter Squadron, 1949 – 1952

    1st. Lieutenant Ernest P. Wakehouse, 123rd Fighter Squadron, 1949 – 1952
  • Revitalizing the Air Force’s Squadrons

    In the continuing efforts to help reshape and improve the U.S. Air Force and how it conducts business and responds to challenges, the Air Force Chief of Staff (CSAF), Gen. Dave Goldfein, appointed a team to gather as much information and new ideas from Airmen as possible.
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