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142nd Fighter Wing Guardsmen participate in Suicide Awareness 5K

142nd Fighter Wing Guardsmen participate in Suicide Awareness 5K

Lt. Col. Joseph Lontai, 123rd Weather Flight Commander, and 2nd Lt. Daniel Delgado, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs Officer, run in a suicide awareness 5K, September 7, 2019, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. The run, which was held over drill weekend, brought wing members together in observance of Suicide Prevention Month. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs)

142nd Fighter Wing Guardsmen participate in Suicide Awareness 5K

Lt. Col. Nicholas Rutgers, 123rd Fighter Squadron Commander, and Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yeates, 142nd Operation Support Fight Commander, run side by side during the 142nd Fighter Wing’s Suicide Awareness 5K, September 7, 2019, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. The run, which occured over drill weekend, brought members of the Wing together in observance of Suicide Prevention Month. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs)

PORTLAND, ORE. --

Members of the 142nd Fighter Wing and their families participated in a Suicide Awareness 5K on Saturday of the September 2019 drill weekend. The run offered an opportunity for Guardsmen and their families to come together in observance of Suicide Awareness Month.