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  • 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.
  • 173rd FW develops local course for squadron commanders and future leaders

    The 173rd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, rolled out a locally developed Squadron Commander’s Course, here in January. Twelve current squadron commanders and junior officers participated in this three day course, designed to equip them with lessons learned and command tools as they work in leadership roles.
  • First Time: 173rd Fighter Wing hosts Secretary of the Air Force

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited the 173rd Fighter Wing Nov. 3-4, 2018, marking the first visit by a sitting secretary since Kingsley Field opened its gates during WWII.
  • Face of Defense: Airlift Manager Delivers on Contingency Travel Plan

    Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Kelly, an airlift manager with the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing, provided a successful contingency travel plan for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, a joint training mission providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision services to people living on the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
  • 173rd FW Airmen train to support firefighting efforts in Oregon

    Fifty seven Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. spent two weeks up north preparing to assist wildland fire fighters in the state of Oregon.
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