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  • 173rd Fighter Wing fuels shop undertakes major fuel systems upgrade project

    This summer marks a rare occasion at the 173rd Fighter Wing as the 50-foot-tall main fuel tank stands empty while maintenance crews swarm over it in preparation for decades of future operations.
  • September is National Preparedness Month; make time to plan for disasters

    September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder to plan and prepare for emergencies that could impact our homes, workplace, schools and communities. Planning and preparation is essential in building resilient communities and coincides with this year’s theme of “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters.”
  • Governor Brown signs expansion of tuition assistance for Oregon National Guardsmen

    With the signing of House Bill 2817 by Oregon Governor Kate Brown, members of the Oregon National Guard will be able to receive Tuition Assistance at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and private institutions in addition to community colleges and public higher education institutions.
  • DOD agency keeps file swaps safe

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has taken over an online resource that allows Defense Department personnel to swap files too large to be sent by email. Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration Services suite of applications.
  • Luke AFB F-16s train in Oregon

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Vipers from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona sit on the ramp at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon Aug. 14, 2019. The aircraft were here for two weeks providing adversary air flights for the 173rd Fighter Wing F-15C training mission. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
  • Team Kingsley adds “shoot house” to world-class training arsenal

    The 173rd Security Forces Squadron increased the training capability for the base, as well as the surrounding area, when they constructed a new “shoot house” on the base designed to simulate real situations law enforcement and first responders deal with as a part of their mission.
  • 173rd Fighter Wing pilots learn survival techniques for over-water ejection

    U.S. Air Force F-15C pilots from the 173rd Fighter Wing spent one day preparing for an emergency ejection over water during water survival skills training at Cultus Lake in Central Oregon, July 25, 2019
  • Major Reeves reaches 1,000 hours in Eagle

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Mclain, 114th Fighter Squadron commander, presents Major Ryan Reeves, 173rd Fighter Wing F-15 instructor pilot, with a plaque and patch following a milestone flight at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon July 17, 2019. Reeves reached 1,000 hours in the F-15 and was congratulated by his friends, family, and
  • On-demand learning available on writing USAF awards and decorations

    A new video released by the Air National Guard’s primary learning center educates U.S. Air Force Airmen on how to write and process awards and decorations.
  • Kingsley Field SARC recognized as coordinator of the Year for NGB

    Ms. Amber Spotten, Kingsley Field Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, was named the 2019 Department of Defense Exceptional SARC of the Year for the National Guard Bureau and will receive her plaque, July 20, 2019 at the SARC Annual Refresher Training in Arizona.