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  • 173rd AFRC hosts an egg hunt for Team Kingsley families

    KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- The Easter Bunny paid a visit to Kingsley Field, bringing over 3,000 stuffed eggs to the base for children to find.  Squeals of joy and excitement were heard as little ones scampered through the grass by the headquarters building searching for the candy-filled treasures on April 1.The 173rd Fighter Wing Airman and Family
  • The first set of COVID-19 vaccines administered at Kingsley Field

    The initial shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived early this week at Kingsley Field. On Wednesday, February 10 and Friday, February 12 all 100 doses of the shipment were administered to Kingsley Field personnel in the 173rd Medical Group.
  • The 142nd Wing gears up for the new F-15EX

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The 142nd Wing started as an observation squadron with a fighter group, then a fighter wing, and now a wing. It has harnessed different aircraft, from the P-51 to the F-15C Eagle. And, coming around fiscal 2025, the 142nd Wing is to receive the new F15-EX.To prepare the base and its Airmen to bring in the new fighter, the base has
  • USAF F-15EX completes first flight

    The first F-15EX destined to the United States Air Force completed its initial flight in Saint Louis on February 2, 2021. The fighter jet took off and landed from St. Louis-Lambert International Airport. The 173rd Fighter Wing is scheduled to transition to the F-15EX in 2024.
  • Night flying a necessary component of readiness for ORANG

    Portland, Ore.-- While many Portlanders have grown accustomed to the sights and sounds of military aircraft from the 142nd Wing out of Portland Air National Guard Base (PANG), hearing them at night can be a jarring experience. But rest assured night flying is perfectly normal, and part of a vital training requirement for pilots across the Air
  • Portland ANG Base second in DOD to acquire police bumper grappler

    In November 2020, the 142nd Security Forces Squadron (SFS) acquired a much needed tool set and capability to address a potential and serious threat to the installation. The tool is a device called the police bumper grappler which is designed to deploy, attach to, and disable a vehicle that poses a threat to installation safety or security.
  • 142nd FSRT and Oregon State Police bond over combined efforts during 2020 fire season

    Over the November 2020 drill weekend, Oregon State Police officers Crystal Bell and Adam Turnbo met and exchanged tokens of appreciation with members of the 142nd Force Support Squadron’s Fatality Search and Recovery Team (FSRT). FSRT worked closely with the Oregon State Police and other civilian agencies during the 2020 fire season.
  • Brothers learn to fly together

    KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- Instructor pilots at the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Oregon, meet any number of students who have interesting stories of how they found their way to F-15C training at the sole schoolhouse for the aircraft in the U.S. Air Force. For the first time in any of their memories, stretching back more than 15 years, there is
  • 173rd FW deploys Oregon Guardsmen to help combat raging wildfires

    The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon has deployed more than sixty Airmen to assist with containment of the devastating wildfires that have spread across the state, and additional personnel from the Wing are preparing to head out in the next few days.
  • Portland Air National Guard Base’s 142nd Wing deploys Guardsmen to help combat raging wildfires

    The Oregon Air National Guard is sending 125 members, 75 of which are from the 142nd Wing at Portland ANG Base. 50 individuals are deploying from Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base in Klamath Falls, Ore. Oregon Air Guardsmen are deploying in support of OPLAN (Operation Plan) Smokey, an interagency agreement between the Oregon Military Department and the Oregon Department of Forestry which tasks the Oregon National Guard with assisting in the control and containment of wildfires, when called on by the governor.
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