An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News Search

  • 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

  • New Tech: Robot "dog" visits 173rd Fighter Wing

    One of the newest innovations in law enforcement wandered around the 173rd Fighter Wing, paying special attention to a group of curious onlookers as well as checking out the security forces compound during a demonstration by the 142nd Fighter Wing’s robot “dog”, March 8, 2022. The 142nd brought the

  • Total Force: Active Duty unit at 173rd FW changes hands

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Baker assumes command of the 550th Fighter Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. Feb. 25, 2022. The squadron is an active association of the 173rd Fighter Wing and is a tenant unit from the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB.

  • 173rd Fighter Wing structural innovation helps keep aircraft aloft

    For years structural maintainers have emerged as artisans of sorts, creating parts by hand, meticulously shaping them from custom wood forms and delicate hand-tool work. Gently tapping away with a small hammer, slowly giving shape to a sheet of aircraft-grade aluminum so it will slide into the tight