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COVID-19 Update, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, Ore., Klamath Falls
173rd Fighter Wing Commander, Colonel Jeff Edwards shares his thoughts with Team Kingsley on how to stay resilient and prepare for the fight with COVID-19.
Two U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagles from the 173rd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, prepare to park in the hangar at Kingsley Field March 19, 2020 following a routine training mission. The 173rd FW continues its mission as the sole F-15C training base while remaining flexible and ready to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
173rd Fighter Wing Chaplain Maj. Kraig Kroeker addresses how wing Airmen can maintain a positive outlook in the midst of a crisis.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Zach Vaughan, a crew chief with the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Ore., signals the F-15 pilot that the wheel chalks are in place curing preparation for taxi to the runway while in in Tucson, Ariz., Jan 17, 2020. The wing brought five F-15 aircraft and nearly 90 people to help the 162nd Fighter Wing train fledgling F-16 pilots for two weeks. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Charles Trinchitella and his wife Ainslee enter through a presentation of sabers held by the local Junior ROTC cadets during the first Kingsley Field Military Ball held in Klamath Falls, Oregon January 11, 2020. Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing and their families had the opportunity to attend this event that honored the history and heritage of the unit. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
The newly painted 173rd Fighter Wing F-15C flagship sits in the hangar in front of the American flag July 8, 2020 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The aircraft was painted to honor the bases namesake, Medal of Honor recipient Lt. David R. Kingsley. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
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.

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Status of Base Services

Open

- AAFES (please limit any cash purchases)

Limited

- DEERS Updates/ ID Cards by appointment only 541-885-6122 or 541-885-6133

- Clothing Issue open for pick up and ordering, but cannot support sizing or trying-on for uniform orders

- Comptroller Flight - The customer service office will be open to walk-up customers from 1000-1200.  With that said, we will still have members present and available to provide customer service Monday thru Friday 0700-1500 via several methods listed below:

  1. Customer Service Outlook Mailbox which does accept PII documents: usaf.or.173-fw.mbx.fm-customer-service@mail.mil .
  2. Customer Service Phone number which rings to all phones within CPTF: 885-6429.
  3. Personal emails accounts, Skype, or office numbers if you know who specifically you need to speak with.
  4. Appointments for in-person customer service outside of 1000-1200 hrs can be made by calling customer service number.
  5. If urgent needs arise and you are in bldg. 211, you can also knock on the glass door and we will answer.
  6. At any time there is an urgent matter that requires immediate assistance, Commanders have a direct line to Lt Col Stroh

Closed

- Kingsley Field FAM camp (RV parking)

- Kingsley Field Barber Shop

- Kingsley Field First Community Credit Union

- Kingsley Field Social Club

- Base Gym

2019 173rd FW Airmen of the Year

SrA Clayton Berrien SSgt Loren Meeker MSgt Clinton Wells

Airman of the Year, Category I

Senior Airman Clayton Berrien

173rd Operations Support Squadron

Airman of the Year, Category II

Staff Sgt. Loren Meeker

270th Air Traffic Control Squadron

Airman of the Year, Category III

Master Sgt. Clinton Wells

173rd Security Forces Squadron

Mission

Train F-15 Pilots, Support Combat Operations, and Serve Oregon... America's Air Superiority Starts Here!

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Contacts

Base Operator
  • 541-885-6350
173rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
  • 541-885-6677
ID Cards and DEERS info
  • 541-885-6133
173rd FW Sexual Assault Response Coordinator 24/7 Amber Spotten
  • 541-591-5545