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The overall Sentry Eagle 2020 patch features two F-15 aircraft over Crater Lake, Ore., perhaps the most distinctive feature in the local area. Its shape, that of a pentagon, symbolizes the actual Pentagon building located in Washington D.C. The building that integrates the different services and reflects the integration a real war requires. (Patch courtesy Red's Patches)
Families watch as Santa Claus flies into base on a F-15 Eagle at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., Dec. 8, 2019. The Kingsley Kids Holiday Party allows Airmen and their families to get together and enjoy company, food, and fun. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Emily Copeland)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Tyler Cox, an instructor pilot with the 173rd Fighter Wing, fires a missile from an F-15 Eagle during a Weapons System Evaluation Program at Tyndall AFB, Fla., July 27, 2011. Cox applied to become a pilot for the wing as an enlisted Airman assigned to Kingsley Field in 2003, and today wears the rank of lieutenant colonel after spending the last 10 years flying the F-15 Eagle and amassing nearly 2,000 flight hours. (Photo courtesy James Haseltine, High-G Productions)
The 173rd Fighter Wing will host the 17th Sentry Eagle air-to-air combat exercise July 15 to 19, 2020. Additionally, the public is invited to enjoy a wide variety of fighter aircraft, military operations, and static displays during the Open House on Saturday, 18 July and admission is free.
Dave Roever, a Vietnam War survivor and motivational speaker on resiliency, shares his story with the Airmen at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon August 28, 2019. Roever was severly burned when a phospherous grenade denoated in his hand, and against all odds survived and shares his story of resiliency to inspire. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Williams, a health and fitness trainer at the 173rd Fighter Wing, demonstrates proper body position for push-ups to a group of assembled Airmen as part of a fitness and nutrition class, Sept. 7, 2019. The wing has created a Community Health and Wellness Center (CHAWC) in order to support the health, nutrition, and fitness needs of Airmen at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason van Mourik)
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Osten Coaty (right) stands with his family before boarding a dinner train in Duluth, Minnesota, Aug. 28, 2019. During the train ride a driver tried to cross the tracks and was struck causing life threatening injuries, which Coaty responded to. (Photo courtesy Master Sgt. Osten Coaty)
United States Air Force F-15 Eagles from the 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, fly in formation over the Pacific Ocean during the Sentry Aloha exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, August 27, 2019. Aircraft from around the world took part in Joint Exercise Sentry Aloha, a three week coalition exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Airman First Class Adam Smith)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brad E. Orgeron settles into his new position as the 173rd Fighter Wing Vice Commander, the first dual-status commander in wing history, Aug. 30, 2019. After a lengthy process he was approved to be both an active duty Airman and an Oregon National Guardsman concurrently. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

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