U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kedric Osborne, an F-15C Instructor Pilot at the 173rd Fighter Wing, takes a deep breath before submerging beneath a floating parachute canopy during water survival training at Cultus Lake, Oregon, July 25, 2019. Aircrew Flight Equipment hosted the training and was present for all the iterations to ensure participant safety and to ensure participants received the necessary training in the event of an ejection over water. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)
Teams of security forces Airmen honed their skills in a newly constructed “shoot house” at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon during a competition the 173rd Security Forces Squadron hosted as a grand opening for the new facility, July 24, 2019. The competition brought teams from Beale Air Force Base and the local Klamath Falls Police Department, in addition to the local wing team and was evaluated by among others Sergeant Dave Penkava, a SWAT Team leader with Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (right). (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)
A Ponsford Conservation Group restorer works on grinding paint on the U.S. Air Force F-15 Aegle static display jet in preparation for a fresh coat of paint at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon on July 7, 2019. This jet is on loan from the Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and is getting its first full refresh in 15 years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman First Class Adam Smith)
Amber Spotten, the 173rd Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at Kingsley Field, poses for a portrait photo in her office July 13, 2019. Spotten was selected as the 2019 Department of Defense Exceptional SARC of the Year for the National Guard Bureau. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason van Mourik)
Airmen from the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron set up shelter as a part of their annual training at the Biak Training Center in Redmond, Oregon, June 26, 2019. The training was intended to familiarize personnel with vehicle operation and capabilities, shelter construction and teardown, as well as vehicle convoy operations. Additionally, it was intended to empower the unit members of the Airman tier by letting them lead all phases of training, specifically the confidence course and convoy operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Emily Copeland)
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Dominic Ingle, the 173rd Fighter Wing command chief, makes time at 5 a.m. every morning for a local Jiu Jitsu class where he is both a student and a teacher, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 2, 2019. He says that although the competition is a significant part of it, so are the camaraderie and friendships he has developed over the last several years. (Photo courtesy Chief Master Sgt. Dominic Ingle)
Items stand ready for unpacking as several maintenance shops converge on the recently vacated fire house in order to expand their capabilities, June 16, 2019 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The available space will present an opportunity to fix needed parts for the F-15C fleet and even promises to help fix F-16 and A-10 parts as well. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)
Aircrew from Little Rock Air Force Base unload a Humvee from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during the second Cascadia Airlift exercise June 3, 2019 at Astoria, Oregon. The Cascadia Airlift exercise is designed to show that Kingsley Field is a valuable staging point for relief and emergency response in the event of such a Cascadia Subduction Zone event. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman First Class Adam Smith)
The 173rd Fighter Wing will not host a Sentry Eagle exercise this year due to major construction projects scheduled throughout the year.

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