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2011 Press Releases
December
December 22, 2011
Oregon Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan send holiday video greetings 
 
 
December 16, 2011
Oregon National Guard Soldiers assist with Governor's Toy Drive 
 
 
December 14, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge Program graduates 2011-2012 class in Redmond 
 
 
December 13, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: The Oregon Guard and Governor John Kitzhaber celebrate the 375th birthday of the National Guard, and welcome home Soldiers with Alpha Co., 641 Aviation 
 
 
December 12, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Soldiers of the Oregon Army National Guard's 1249 Engineer Battalion return to Salem Municipal Airport following Afghanistan deployment 
 
Second group of Oregon Army National Guard engineers return to Oregon following a 400-day mobilization 
 
 
December 09, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard engineers return to Oregon following a 400-day mobilization 
 
 
December 06, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard Counterdrug Support Program personnel recognized by Portland Police Bureau for participation in multi-agency Oxycontin investigation 
 
Oregon National Guard Counterdrug personnel to be recognized by Portland Police Bureau 
 

November
 
November 28, 2011
Christmas Valley solar project 
 
 
November 23, 2011
F-15 Night Flying 
 
November 18, 2011
Oregon National Guard WWII tank moved to Prineville Readiness Center 
 
 
November 16, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard Engineers assist with construction project at Detroit Lake 
 
 
November 15, 2011
Events scheduled to link Oregon service members with jobs 
 
 
November 14, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard assist with erosion control project in Yaquina Bay 
 
 
November 11, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard participates in Veterans Day events around the state 
 
November 04, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Guard Land Component Commander to retire after 40 years of service 
 
Oregon Army National Guard Land Component Commander to retire after 30 years of service 
 
 

October
October 27, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard's Counterdrug Support Program Team visits Cedar Hill Middle School as part of Red Ribbon Week 
 
 
October 14, 2011
Open House for the Colonel James Nesmith Readiness Center 
 
 
October 08, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Guard's 3-116 Cavalry demobilizes in LaGrande ceremony 
 
Oregon Army National Guard's 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team changes command 
 
 
October 06, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard Cavalry to demobilize in La Grande ceremony 
 
 
October 03, 2011
Oregon National Guard's 102nd Civil Support Team participates in interagency exercise to train for WMD threats 
 
Miss Oregon 2011 visits Oregon Army National Guard facilities, mobilization ceremonies 
 
 

September
 
September 29, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard Military Police company scheduled to mobilize in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 
 
 
September 20, 2011
Last Viet Nam War-era Oregon Guard Aviation Chief Warrant Officer retires 
 
 
September 17, 2011
*** UPDATE *** PHOTO RELEASE: Chief of the National Guard Bureau visits Port of Portland, thanks them for 60 years of partnership with Portland Air National Guard Base 
 
*** UPDATE *** Oregon Army National Guard Family Resources Group Coordinator recognized with National Guard Bureau award 
 
*** UPDATE *** PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard Senior Leader's Conference kicks off with keynote address by Chief of the National Guard Bureau, recognition for former Oregon Air Guard commander 
 
 
September 16, 2011
Oregon National Guard celebrates grand opening of 41 Infantry Division Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Withycombe 
 
PHOTO RELEASE: Chief of the National Guard Bureau helps Oregon National Guard dedicate new 41 Infantry Division Armed Forces Reserve Center in Clackamas 
 
 
September 15, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard leadership visits Pendleton Citizen-Soldiers, attends Pendleton Roundup event
 
Chief of National Guard Bureau Scheduled to Visit Oregon National Guard 
 
 
September 13, 2011
Oregon National Guard to dedicate new 41 Division Armed Forces Reserve Center 
 
 
September 10, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon National Guard joins local first responders at Portland event to commemorate tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 attacks 
 
 
September 09, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopters assist first responders at Dollar Lake fire 
 
Oregon National Guard to assist with fire-fighting efforts near Dollar Lake 
 
 
September 07, 2011
***UPDATE*** Oregon National Guard's 116 Cavalry returns from Iraq 
 
Oregon National Guard to recognize Oregon Congressman's staff member for his support 
 
 
September 06, 2011
Oregon National Guard's 116 Cavalry returns from Iraq 
 
F-15 Night Flying 
 
 

August
 
August 31, 2011
Former 142nd Fighter Wing Commander continues with successful Air Force career 
 
Oregon National Guard Colonel, Prineville Police Chief to be promoted to Brigadier General 
 
 
August 22, 2011
Oregon National Guard Soldiers to run "Hood to Coast" in Afghanistan 
 
 
August 04, 2011
Oregon National Guard continues to resolve National Guard bonus issues for Oregon Citizen-Soldiers 
 
 

July
July 24, 2011
Camp Rosenbaum kicks off 41 years of helping youth 
 
Oregon Air National Guard unit participates in a demobilization ceremony at the Portland Air National Guard Base 
 
 
July 23, 2011
Sentry Eagle: A Sky-High Success 
 
 
July 21, 2011
Demobilzation Ceremony for the 116 Air Control Squadron scheduled or Sunday, July 24 at the Portland Air National Guard base in Portland 
 
Oregon Airmen Return from Middle East Deployment 
 
 
July 20, 2011
14th Sentry Eagle air-to-air combat exercise open house tips 
 
 
July 13, 2011
Oregon National Guard State Partnership delegation in Bangladesh 
 
 
July 08, 2011
Springfield Commissary Sale set for 162 Infantry Regiment Readiness Center 
 
 
July 05, 2011
Oregon National Guard Armed Forces Readiness Center entry gate dedicated to former Governor of Oregon 
 
 

June
June 30, 2011
Oregon National Guard 4th of July Flyovers 
 
 
June 21, 2011
UPDATE: Oregon National Guard officer seleced for Brigadier General
 
 
June 15, 2011
Oregon National Guard hosts local business leaders for annual Executive Briefing 
 
Oregon National Guard Supports Executive Briefing 
 
Oregon National Guard's Youth Challenge Program graduates 128 students today 
 
Oregon Army Aviation unit returns home to Pendleton Oregon 
 
Media Day for 14th Sentry Eagle air-to-air Exercise, 22 July 2011 
 
 
June 14, 2011
Pendleton based Chinook helicopter unit returns home to Oregon after a year mobilization to Afghanistan 
 
 
June 13, 2011
Update: Oregon National Guard scheduled to host briefing with local employers and business leaders, 15 June 
 
 
June 10, 2011
Oregon National Guard and Port of Portland host Vietnamese delegation 
 
 
June 03, 2011
Kingsley Field to host 14th Sentry Eagle air-to-air combat exercise open house 
 
 
June 02, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers are honored during a mobilization ceremony 
 
 
June 01, 2011
Update: Oregon Army National Guard UAV Platoon mobilizes in support of Operation New Dawn in Iraq 
 
173rd Fighter Wing announces groundbreaking for major construction project at Kingsley Field 
 
 

May
 
May 27, 2011
Sen. Ron Wyden to visit Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Withcombe 
 
 
May 26, 2011
Oregon National Guard, Portland Police Bureau members travel to Bangladesh for Regional Earthquake Seminar, Federal Community Policing Program 
 
 
May 25, 2011
Oregon Air National Guard scheduled to participate in flyovers around the state 
 
 
May 24, 2011
Oregon Air National Guard Special Tactics Squadron Joint Training 
 
 
May 23, 2011
Oregon Military Department announces life extension project for Milton-Freewater Armory 
 
 
May 20, 2011
UPDATE: Oregon National Guard responds to flooding near Burns 
 
 
May 19, 2011
Armed Forces Day 
 
 
May 18, 2011
Maj. Gen. Mitsuru Nodomi, Japan's Defense Attache to the U.S. visits the Oregon Air National Guard 
 
Oregon National Guard responds to flooding near Burns
 
F-15 Night Flying 
 
Oregon Korean War Veterans Honor Day 
 
 
May 17, 2011
Armed Forces Day celebration at State Capitol to honor military 
 
 
May 14, 2011
Community Celebrates Grand Opening of New Army Strong Community Center 
 
The Army Strong Community Center Opens 4th and Newest Pilot Site at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City 
 
Laura Stultz Speaks at Grand Opening of New Army Strong Community Center 
 
A Community Covenant is Signed for soldiers and their families 
 
 
May 11, 2011
Funeral Services for Spc. Andrew Lara, Oregon National Guard Soldier who died in Iraq 
 

April
 
April 30, 2011
Members of the United States Military exchange gifts with the Oregon Ducks 
 
Soldiers Enlist and Re-Enlist during the Oregon Duck's Spring game 
 
Oregon National Guard's Honor Guard Folding the United States Flag 
 
Oregon ducks receive a plaque from the Oregon Army National Guard 
 
 
April 29, 2010
U of O Spring Game recognizes Oregon National Guard 
 
Oregon National Guard Soldier supporting Operation New Dawn dies in non-combat related incident 
 
 
April 28, 2011
Family Notified - Deployed Oregon National Guard Soldier dies in non-combat related incident 
 
Oregon National Guard leading in environmental stewardship 
 
 
April 27, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard to mobilize Soldiers of the 1186 Military Police Company 
 
 
April 15, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Air Guard celebrates 70 years of protecting the Pacific Northwest Skies 
 
 
April 08, 2011
How the government shutdown could affect the Oregon National Guard 
 
 
April 03, 2011
F-15 Night Flying 
 

March
 
March 17, 2011
Portland F-15 Night Flying 
 
Oregon National Guard hosts reintegration summit in Salem, Ore. 
 
 
March 16, 2011
Reintegration Summit to take place at Anderson Readiness Center 
 
 
March 05, 2011
Memorial Service for Retired Col. Christian P. Hald
 
 
March 04, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE (Part 2): Oregon Air National Guard holds mobilization ceremony for 116th Air Control Squadron, change of command ceremony for Combat Operations Group
 
PHOTO RELEASE (Part 1): Oregon Air National Guard holds mobilization ceremony for 116th Air Control Squadron, change of command ceremony for Combat Operations Group
 
 
March 03, 2011
Dignitaries scheduled to attend mobilization ceremony for Oregon Air National Guard in Portland Friday 
 
 

February
 
February 28, 2011
Oregon Airmen to deploy to Middle East in support of Air Forces Central mission 
 
 
February 22, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard to open new Career Center in Oregon City 
 
 
February 18, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: President Obama visits Portland Air Base en-route to Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, Ore. 
 
 
February 17, 2011
Oregon National Guard command to visit Oregon Army National Guard members in Iraq
 
Oregon Army National Guard member selected for prestigious program at George Washington University
 
 
February 11, 2011
Oregon National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program Cadets Present Colors at Oregon State Capitol
 
 
February 09, 2011
Governor John Kitzhaber attends his first mobilization ceremony as the Oregon National Guard's Commander-in-Chief 
 
 
February 08, 2011
Oregon National Guard Soldiers scheduled to mobilize for deployment during ceremony at State Capitol in Salem
 
 
February 07, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard brings Physical Health and Adventure Training (PHAT) system to Southern Oregon high schools
 
Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team scheduled to participate in multi-agency exercise at Camp Rilea
 
 
February 03, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Hundreds turn out for screening of documentary film Shepherds of Helmand, which highlights Oregon Soldiers' 2008 Afghanistan deployment 
 
 
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers of 1249 Engineer Battalion settle in to Afghanistan mission 
 
 
February 02, 2011
Oregon National Guard unit highlighted in documentary scheduled to premier in Portland on Feb. 3. 
 

January
 
January 23, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard Blackhawk rescues stranded woman in Hood River County 
 
 
January 14, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon's Adjutant General visits Soldiers training at Fort McCoy for Afghanistan deployment
 
 PHOTO RELEASE: Former commander of Oregon Army National Guard's 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team promoted to Brigadier General
 
 
January 10, 2011
Oregon National Guard participates in inauguration ceremony for Governor John Kitzhaber 
 
Oregon National Guard to participate in gubernatorial inauguration in Salem
 
 
January 09, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers awarded Presidential Unit Citation in Corvallis 
 
Oregon Air National Guard F-15s to Perform Inauguration Flyover in Salem 
 
 
January 08, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Brig. Gen. Steven D. Gregg assumes command of the Oregon Air National Guard 
 
 
January 05, 2011
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski unveils official portrait at state capitol 
 
 
January 04, 2011
Oregon Army National Guard unit to receive Presidential Unit Citation
 
 

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