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Press Release
September 20, 2005
Media Advisory: Flight Scheduled for Incoming Guard Soldiers Supporting Hurricane Katrina
September 20 Flight Schedule for troops returning from Katrina Support
Approximately 200 Oregon National Guard soldiers and airmen will return today on four flights beginning at 2pm until 3pm at the Portland Air Base.
To gain flight line access reporters and cameramen must be at the Jackson Armory on Cornfoot Road at 1 pm. They will be escorted in a government vehicle to the flight line. The escort will leave the Armory promptly at 1:25 pm. Any one who misses the escort will only be allowed access to the troops at Jackson Armory.
POC is Sgt 1st Class Mike Cummngs 208-440-7635
All interviews with the Oregon Guardsmen will be conducted at the Armory.
Kay Fristad
Public Affairs
Oregon National Guard
cell 503-931-5179
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Cummings