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  • Kingsley Field hosts recruiting expo for local high schools

    Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing hosted a recruiting expo for approximately 200 local high school seniors and juniors from nine schools. Recruiters from the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Army, Air Force, and Navy were all on-hand to share the different opportunities that are available through their respective branches.
  • 173rd Fighter Wing Command Chief change of authority

    Members of the 173rd Fighter Wing face the flag in preperation for the playing of the National Anthem during a change of authority ceremony at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. Sept. 9, 2018. During the ceremony, Chief Master Sgt. Mark McDaniel relinquished authority as the Command Chief for the 173rd Fighter Wing, and Chief Master Sgt.
  • 173rd Civil Engineering Flight change of command

    U.S. Air Force Major Scott Ferre, the incoming 173rd Civil Engineering Flight commander, accepts the guidon from Col. James Mitchell, 173rd Mission Support Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. Sept. 27, 2018, signifying his acceptance of command. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Tim Bruner
  • Timeline: Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform, and Airmen can purchase OCPs at Army
  • 173rd Fighter Wing hosts Integrative Therapy training to foster resiliency

    The 173rd Fighter Wing hosted an integrative restoration seminar, known as iRest, for its Airmen, Sept. 14, 2018, in an effort to help them as they pursue Comprehensive Airman Fitness—a program fostering mental, physical, social, and spiritual fitness.
  • Kingsley Airmen participate in multi-generational training

    Airmen from Kingsley field met for two hours in the base theater September 8, 2018, to learn about leadership across generations in a presentation.
  • First Time: 173rd FW Airmen join Soldiers in Best Warrior competition

    For the first time two Oregon Air National Guardsmen competed in the Oregon Army National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition in late August 2018. This is the first year the competition was opened to the Army’s sister service, and Tech. Sgt. Jared Boyer and Senior Airman David Garcia, both with the 173rd Fighter Wing, were able to join the Soldiers at Camp Rilea, near Warrenton Ore., for the grueling competition and experience what skills the U.S. Army prizes in its Soldiers.
  • 173rd FW Airman creates "Farmer's Market", donates excess produce

    The 173rd Finance Office saw an opportunity to practice generosity and foster healthy eating by creating a “Farmer’s Market” at Kingsley Field, in the late summer of 2018. Lt. Col. Shana Stroh, the 173rd Fighter Wing comptroller, says her garden is producing beyond her family’s needs so she decided to give it away to members of the wing.
  • 173rd FW Airmen provide medical care, participate in training

    A group of medical professionals from the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Ore., traveled to the Hawaiian Islands for real-world medical training that also served a needy community.
  • 173rd Fighter Wing Airmen volunteer for search & rescue

    The area surrounding Klamath Falls, Ore., is typified by forests, wilderness, lakes, streams, mountains, and rivers. This draws people from all over the state to enjoy the beauty and adventure of the outdoors. Many 173rd Fighter Wing Airmen enjoy these activities, and a number of them are combining one of their core values, service before self, and their love of nature. A group of 173rd FW Airmen volunteer their off-duty time with a search and rescue group that works to help those who find themselves in trouble and far from help.
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