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  • Team Kingsley moves operations on airfield when taxiway “fails”

    “Ultimately, it held our daily flying mission in custody and threatened our student training,” said Col. Adam Gaudinski, 173rd Maintenance Group commander. With that in mind, leadership gathered to brainstorm a solution. Ultimately, aircraft were towed to the Northeast civilian ramp, typically

  • 173rd Fighter Wing promotes newest chief

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Kelsey Ludford dons his service dress coat emblazoned with chief stripes for the very first time with the help of his sons during his promotion ceremony at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., April 14, 2023. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson

  • Team Kingsley members coined by TAG

    Mr. Kalani Kolii, 173rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Wing Plans, was coined by the Oregon Adjutant General, Major General Michael Stencel, Apr. 4, 2023 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Koli was recognized for his role in coordinating airlift and transportation for the Tyndall TDY after

  • Team Kingsley prepares to train the next generation of fighter pilots

    Plans are underway to evaluate Kingsley Field’s infrastructure and airspace suitability for a replacement mission to its aging F-15C/Ds. In 2020, it was announced that Kingsley Field would transition to an F-15EX mission, but due to the strategic focus in the Indo-Pacific Command theater, this plan

  • 173rd Medical Group welcomes new commander

    The 173rd Fighter Wing Medical Group rings in the New Year with a new commander. Lt. Col. Lisa McGuire assumed the reigns of command from Col. Edwin Tuhy during a change of command ceremony, January 8, 2023.

  • Kingsley Airmen called to support wildfire response at growing Rum Creek Fire

    Twenty Oregon Air National Guard Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing left to help fight the Rum Creek Fire burning near the shores of the Rogue River, Aug. 29, 2022. It is part of “OPLAN Smokey”, a program designed to let the state of Oregon call upon the citizen Guardsmen to serve their state and