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  • 173rd Maintenance Group receives ORANG Outstanding Unit of the Year award

    The 173rd Maintenance Group at Kingsley Field was named the Oregon Air National Guard Outstanding Unit of the Year Award for 2019.
  • 173rd Medical Group rises to the challenge during COVID-19

    As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, commanded more and more of the world’s attention in early 2020, those in the medical field quickly prepared to fight the virus. The 173rd Fighter Wing Medical Group has been in the thick of this fight since the outset, said Chief Master Sgt. Tina McKenzie, the superintendent of the medical group.
  • 173rd Fighter Wing creates masks in response to COVID-19

    Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing came together to create more than 600 masks for base personnel.
  • F-15 training mission continues at Kingsley Field

    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
  • Oregon Guardsmen participate in Joint Exercise Sentry Aloha

    Five F-15 Eagles and more than ninety Airmen from Kingsley Field flew to Hawaii for three weeks to support Sentry Aloha 19-2, a large-scale exercise with both American and Australian Forces, August 16 through September 6, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Kingsley static aircraft see a much needed refresh

    At the entrance to Kingsley Field, an F-15 Eagle, F-4 Phantom and F-16 Fighting Falcon welcome everyone who sets foot there. Dubbed “Fighter Alley”, three static aircraft continue their service after spending their younger years thundering through the skies above Klamath Falls. Like any aircraft, time in the sun and other weather requires an occasional repainting. These three aircraft are getting their first fresh coat of paint in 15 years from the Ponsford Conservation Group.
  • Chief Master Sgt. Zalunardo Retreat

    The Kingsley Field Honor Guard folds a flag during a retreat ceremony in honor of Chief Master Sgt. Michael Zalunardo, 173rd Operations Group Chief, at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon July 12, 2019. Zalundardo is retiring after 38 years of service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)
  • Airmen in control: 270th ATCS completes Annual Training

    The 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron completed their annual training at the Biak Training Center in Redmond, Oregon, from June 26-29, 2019.
  • Unit Effectiveness Inspection: Team Kingsley strives for excellence

    The 173rd Fighter Wing completed a Unit Effectiveness Inspection Capstone, the face-to-face portion of the Air Force Inspection System’s evaluation of the wing’s effectiveness in mission execution, April 4-7, 2019.
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