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  • Team Kingsley Airmen support Oregon hospitals

    Fifty Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing were activated Sept. 1, to assist with the logistical support of hospitals in the Springfield—Eugene area, with more on standby if additional hospitals request assistance through the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.
  • Team Kingsley welcomes home deployers

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson, 173rd Fighter Wing, is greeted by his family at the Rogue Valley International airport in Medford, Oregon July 22, 2021 for their loved ones return home following deployment. Multiple Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing supported combat operations across the globe for the last six months during the
  • Oregon ANG Commander visits Team Kingsley

    U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Donna Prigmore, Commander, Oregon Air National Guard, listens to Captain Oscar Alonzo, 173rd Fighter Wing Maintenance Officer, as he discusses the ongoing ramp construction project at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, April 10, 2021. Prigmore toured the wing to present awards and survey construction work, as
  • 173rd AFRC hosts an egg hunt for Team Kingsley families

    The Easter Bunny paid a visit to Kingsley Field, bringing over 3,000 stuffed eggs to the base for children to find. Squeals of joy and excitement were heard as little ones scampered through the grass by the headquarters building searching for the candy-filled treasures on April 1.
  • Structural maintenance shop wins the 173rd Maintenance Squadron “Top Shop” award

    The 173rd Structural Maintenance shop won the Maintenance Squadron’s Top Shop award for their hard work over the last six months, from July to December 2020. This is the shop’s first time winning since the Top Shop award was created in 2017.
  • Kingsley F-15s in snow

    A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 173rd Fighter Wing is blanketed in snow at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon February 19, 2021. Southern Oregon has had fairly mild winter this year, and finally saw a small amount of snow stick to the ground as much of the United States is battling a significant winter weather influx. (U.S. Air
  • The first set of COVID-19 vaccines administered at Kingsley Field

    The initial shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived early this week at Kingsley Field. On Wednesday, February 10 and Friday, February 12 all 100 doses of the shipment were administered to Kingsley Field personnel in the 173rd Medical Group.
  • USAF F-15EX completes first flight

    The first F-15EX destined to the United States Air Force completed its initial flight in Saint Louis on February 2, 2021. The fighter jet took off and landed from St. Louis-Lambert International Airport. The 173rd Fighter Wing is scheduled to transition to the F-15EX in 2024.
  • Team Kingsley Deploys for COVID-19 Vaccination Support in Southern Oregon

    Volunteer Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing are currently operating on State Active Duty as part of Task Force Guardian, supporting COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Southern Oregon. Team Kingsley personnel are performing three separate missions: administering COVID-19 vaccine to high-risk populations and essential workers, working traffic control in order to maintain safety at the clinics, and performing administrative management of all the records that go along with a large-scale medical operation.
  • First time: two brothers learn to fly the F-15C in the same 173rd FW class

    Instructor pilots at the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Oregon, meet any number of students who have interesting stories of how they found their way to F-15C training at the sole schoolhouse for the aircraft in the U.S. Air Force. For the first time in any of their memories, stretching back more than 15 years, there is a new “first”. Two brothers arrived to learn how to fly the F-15C at the same time, and in the same class.
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