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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 supports Jackson County mass vaccination clinic

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kyle Techmire, 173rd Fighter Wing, updates a computer data system with vaccine information March 21, 2021 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Central Point, Oregon. Oregon Air National Guardsmen from Kingsley Field were one of the many groups of uniformed service members volunteering to support a mass vaccination event
  • 173rd FW deploys Oregon Guardsmen to help combat raging wildfires

    The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon has deployed more than sixty Airmen to assist with containment of the devastating wildfires that have spread across the state, and additional personnel from the Wing are preparing to head out in the next few days.
  • Kingsley Airmen support traffic control points during Oregon wildfires

    Twelve Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing departed Kingsley Field on September 12, 2020, to support firefighting operations in Central Oregon. In the week building up to this activation, wildfires broke out along the U.S. West Coast, displacing more than 40,000 in Oregon alone, with up to 500,000 on “high alert”.
  • Kingsley Airmen volunteer to be on the ready to fight Oregon wildfires

    More than 40 Oregon Air National Guard Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing have volunteered to serve on a reserve wildfire response team over the summer of 2020. These Airmen make up a part of response program “OPLAN Smokey”. Under this program, the state of Oregon is able to call upon the citizen Guardsmen to serve their state and control the destructive effects of local wildfires.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 173rd Fighter Wing hosts first ever Cascadia Airlift Exercise

    Airmen from the 173rd Fighter Wing collaborated with C-130J crews from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. for a multidepartment disaster relief exercise on Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore.
  • 173rd FW CDDAR team trains for aircraft crash recovery

    The 173rd Fighter Wing’s Crash, Damaged, Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team specializes in tasks necessary to recover a crashed or disabled aircraft. During the June regularly scheduled drill, the CDDAR team had the opportunity to practice an aircraft recovery in a controlled environment.
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