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  • Team Kingsley Defender champion of Official Military Skate competition

    Working the gate at Kingsley Field or patrolling the streets of the 173rd Fighter Wing you would never know that Staff Sgt. Erick Fregoso, 173rd Security Forces Squadron, lives a dual life. In his uniform he’s every bit of a Security Forces Defender, kitted out for the job, wearing a meticulously

  • Breaking down the sample, Citizen Airmen

    The call to serve one’s country is different for each of us, Airman 1st Class Kellie Marshall chose to serve by joining the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Oregon as a citizen Airman.

  • Fun in the sun at the Fall Festival

    A young girl braves riding the mechanical bull during the Fall Festival, Sept. 15, 2023, at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The 173rd Fighter Wing Military and Family Readiness office hosted this event for all of Team Kingsley's members and their families. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by

  • Team Kingsley Airmen deploy in support of dynamic fighter presence at Kadena

    As an Air Education Training Command unit, the 173rd Fighter Wing is not traditionally tasked with large scale deployments; however, when the Air Force needed additional F-15 maintainers and operations support specialist, sixteen Team Kingsley Airmen answered the call to bolster the presence in the

  • Kingsley Field hosts ANG Director

    On an unusually hot Friday at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., U.S. Air Force Col. Jeff Edwards, 173rd Fighter Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. Donna Prigmore, Oregon Air National Guard (ANG) commander, assembled on the ramp to welcome Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, ANG director, as he stopped to visit

  • 173rd FW completes week of night flying

    The 173rd Fighter Wing finished a week of night flights at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., Thursday, July 16, 2020. These flights are a part of the training syllabus that all incoming students must complete, making night flights a regular occurrence in the Klamath Basin. In order to graduate,

  • Aircrew Flight Equipment shop provides pilots with life-saving equipment

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Kenny Shearer, the 173rd Aircrew Flight Equipment superintendent, says he would prefer his career stay out of the spotlight.“It’s a thankless job, and I would prefer it stay thankless,” he says. “I would prefer it to be something that never gets used.”