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September 04, 2005
Alaska Air NG to assist Oregon Guard with transport of Light Armored Vehicles to Louisiana
 
The Kulis Air National Guard Base in Anchorage, Alaska with utilize their 176th Wing to facilitate the transport of Oregon National Guard's two Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) to Louisiana. The aircraft from the 176th Wing is scheduled to arrive at the Portland Air National Guard base today at approximately 3:30 p.m.
 
The Light Armored Vehicles are typically utilized in support of local law enforcement throughout the State of Oregon for drug related activities.
 
As power remains out at Belle Pasi Naval Air Station, it is likely the aircraft will remain in Portland overnight and depart for Louisiana in the morning.
 
 
Contact:
 
Kay Fristad
State Public Affairs Office
503-584-3917
cell 503-931-5179
 
Capt Mike Braibish
503-584-3886
 cell 503-932-5805