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  • Kingsley Maintainers Stretch to Prove Flexibility During Eglin TDY

    It takes a lot more than just a single pilot to get one of the 173rd Fighter Wing’s F-15 Eagles in the air. Behind the scenes, an entire team of people from diverse backgrounds work together to accomplish the mission of getting one man in the air
  • Kingsley Eagles Help F-35 Pilots Train at Eglin Air Force Base

    Oregon Air National Guard F-15C Eagles, Airmen, and pilots flew across the nation to Eglin Air Force Base from May 1-15, 2021, to participate in the F-35A Lightning II B-Course training program as Adversary Air, commonly referred to as “Red Air”.
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Prepare, train, perform: 173rd MSG completes Task Qualification Training

    The 173rd Mission Support Group wrapped up their week-long Task Qualification Training at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. May 2, 2021.Task Qualification Training is a shop-level training program and its purpose is to ensure that each unit has the ability to perform their duties in a contested environment. The TQT took approximately a month to
  • Kingsley STARBASE adapts to COVID

    The STARBASE classroom at Kingsley Field has sat empty for months, just like many other classrooms across the country.  “When COVID hit last year, we temporarily changed up our playbook for delivering STEM education to our local fifth graders,” said Alesha Earnest, the Deputy Director of STARBASE Kingsley.  “We too were forced to pause in hosting classes every day at our STARBASE Kingsley Schoolhouse.”
  • Team Kingsley supports Jackson County mass vaccination clinic

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kyle Techmire, 173rd Fighter Wing, updates a computer data system with vaccine information March 21, 2021 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Central Point, Oregon. Oregon Air National Guardsmen from Kingsley Field were one of the many groups of uniformed service members volunteering to support a mass vaccination event
  • Oregon ANG Commander visits Team Kingsley

    U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Donna Prigmore, Commander, Oregon Air National Guard, listens to Captain Oscar Alonzo, 173rd Fighter Wing Maintenance Officer, as he discusses the ongoing ramp construction project at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, April 10, 2021. Prigmore toured the wing to present awards and survey construction work, as
  • 173rd AFRC hosts an egg hunt for Team Kingsley families

    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.
  • Air Force names its newest fighter, F-15EX Eagle II

    The first Air Force aircraft to be completely tested and fielded through combined developmental and operational test efforts.
  • Team Kingsley hosts a ‘Jet Nose Art” contest to celebrate the Month of the Military Child

    The Department of Defense has designated April as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. To celebrate this year, the 173rd Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center has created a ‘Jet Nose Art’ contest.