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2005 Press Releases
December
December 29, 2005
National Guard Prepares to Respond to Wildfires, Floods
 
 
December 26, 2005
Oregon Army National Guard set to resume search Tuesday
 
Oregon Army National Guard renews search efforts in Douglas County
 
 
Devember 25, 2005
Oregon Army National Guard assists in search
 
 
December 20, 2005
Oregon National Guard, others get more access to Tricare medical coverage information
 
 
December 14, 2005
Oregon National Guard to participate in Holiday Food Basket distribution Dec. 17
 
 
December 10, 2005
Warrenton Unit Redesignated
 

November
November 30, 2005
Oregon National Guard's 1st Battalion 186th Infantry to welcome three new commanders
 
 
November 23, 2005
Rep Smith Hosts Operation Outreach to Help Returning Soldiers
 
 
November 18, 2005
National Guard's 2006 Lewis and Clark Youth Rendezvous Essay Contest
 
 
November 14, 2005
Demobilization Ceremony Set For members of 3rd Battalion 116th Cavalry after return from Iraq
 
Senator Gordon Smith promises continuing support to Oregon's servicemembers
 
 
November 11, 2005
Funeral Services set for Sgt. Matt Gregg of Medford
 
 
November 07, 2005
MEDIA ADVISORY - National Guard Education Program to host media event at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School
 
LEWIS & CLARK BICENTENNIAL OPENING CEREMONY NOV. 11
 
 
November 02, 2005
Family and country: Returning Oregon Guard soldiers thankful for support
 
 
November 01, 2005
Oregon National Guard brigade to deploy to Afghanistan
 
PRESS CONFERENCE: Oregon Army National Guard's 41st Brigade alerted for deployment to Afghanistan

October
 
October 25, 2005
G Troop, 82nd Cavalry and 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry to return from Iraq
 
 
October 20, 2005
Media invited to attend Recruit Sustainment Program, Oct. 22, 2005
 
Army Guard Blackhawk lands at Altenbacher Park in Eugene
 
Oregon Army National Guard launches aeromedical evacuation mission
 
Bulgarian Air Force officers visit 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field
 
 
October 13, 2005
Memorial service for Warrant Officer Adrian Stump set for Saturday
 
Oregon Army Guard brings relief to Pakistan
 
 
October 11, 2005
Army National Guard launched UH-60 Blackhawk to assist in search for downed aircraft
 
 
October 10, 2005
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
2-162 Infantry Awards and Change of Command Ceremony
 
 
October 06, 2005
Awards Ceremony, Change of Command for 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry changed to Oct. 15
 
 
October 05, 2005
Army National Guard launches Blackhawk to assist in search operations near La Grande, Ore.
 
 
October 04, 2005
Memorial and Funeral Services for Staff Sgt. Tane Baum set for Oct. 6
 
National Guard members earn Combat Medical Badges and Commander's Coins
 
 
October 03, 2005
Clarification on State Active Duty vs Title 32 for Hurrican Relief Operations


September

September 30, 2005
The Commander of Troops, Brig. Gen. Doug Pritt will return today from Louisiana
 
 
September 29, 2005
Oregon's citizen-Soldiers and Airmen return from Louisiana
 
 
September 26, 2005
Photo of Sgt Tane Baum, ORNG Soldier killed in Afghanistan crash
 
Names of ORNG Soldiers killed in Afghanistan released -- Families ask for privacy
 
Dept of Defense announces names of soldiers killed in CH-47 crash
 
Two Oregon Soldiers killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
 
 
September 23, 2005
Oregon National Guard assumes command of Task Force Rita
 
 
September 22, 2005
Task Force Oregon (Pontchartrain) to return 160 soldiers to Oregon on Friday, Sep. 23, 2005
 
 
September 20, 2005
Oregon Army Guard to provide support for the Turner Creek Fire
 
Media Advisory: Flight Scheduled for Incoming Guard Soldiers Supporting Hurricane Katrina
 
 
September 19, 2005
Troops return from New Orleans, Hurricane Support Operations listed by city
 
Media Advisory: Flight Scheduled for Incoming Guard Soldiers Supporting Hurricane Katrina
 
Flight Scheduled for Incoming Guard Soldiers Supporting Hurricane Katrina
 
 
September 18, 2005
Guard members scheduled to return September 19th
 
 
September 14, 2005
Clarification of 41st Infantry Division 65th Anniversary event date
 
Oregon National Guard Remembers 65th Anniversary of the Federal Activation of the 41st Infantry Division
 
 
September 12, 2005
First Guard troops return from relief operations in New Orleans, Louisiana
 
 
September 08, 2005
Media Advisory: End of Tour Awards Ceremony and Change of Command Ceremony Postponed
 
 
September 07, 2005
Maj. Gen. Rees provides information on Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations
 
Oregon National Guard Launches Operation Backpack to Help Victims of Hurricane Katrina
 
Maj. Gen. Rees' Press Availability on Hurricane Katrina Support Operations
 
 
September 06, 2005
Governor Kulongoski Announces "Welcome Oregon Donations Center"
 
Governor Kulongoski to see off soldiers at Portland Air National Guard Base
 
 
September 04, 2005
Alaska Air National Guard to assist Oregon Guard with transport of Light Armored Vehicles to Louisiana
 
 
September 03, 2005
Coverage of Oregon soldiers and airmen in Louisiana available via AP
 
Media embed with Oregon National Guardsmen supporting hurricane relief
 
Maj. Gen. Rees to host press availability on Hurricane Katrina support operations
 
 
September 02, 2005
Oregon Guards contributions to Hurricane Katrina Support Operations
 
REQUEST FOR MEDIA ASSISTANCE
 
 
September 01, 2005
Oregon Guard Soldiers and Airmen prepare for Mobilization for Hurricane Katrina Support Operations


August
August 26, 2005
Senator Wyden Press Availability at Portland Air National Guard Base
 
Response to BRAC Commission decision
 
 
August 25, 2005
Update: Press availability after BRAC Commission announcement on PANG
 
Oregon Army National Guard assists search for missing diver
 
Advisory: Press availability rescheduled
 
 
August 24, 2005
Advisory: Press Availability after BRAC Commission Decision
 
Oregon Army National Guard to assist in search for missing man
 
 
August 22, 2005
Army Guard helicopter rescue operation complete
 
Army Guard preparing to launch UH-60 Blackhawk to McKenzie Bridge
 
 
August 11, 2005
Army National Guard prepares to launch UH-60 Blackhawk to assist in search operation
 
 
August 09, 2005
Oregon National Guard completes search mission
 
Fifty citizen-soldiers mobilize for duty in Iraq
 
Blackhawk helicopter requested to aid in search for missing man
 
 
August 07, 2005
Oregon National Guard Soldier receives Bronze Star for service in Iraq
 
 
August 05, 2005
Oregon National Guard recruiters open new storefront
 
Citizen-soldiers Demobilize Today
 
 
August 02, 2005
Oregon citizen-Soldiers return from Afghanistan

July
July 22, 2005
Oregon Air National Guard F-15s to do a flyover at Camp Rosenbaum on the Oregon coast Tuesday July 26
 
 
July 21, 2005
Oregon Citizen-Soldiers Receive Combat Medical Badge
 
 
July 18, 2005
Oregon Guard to host mobilization ceremony for the 1042nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance)
 
Oregon's Youth Camp, "Camp Rosenbaum" will celebrate its 35th year July 25-29
 
1042nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance) mobilizes 35 soldiers for tour of duty in Afghanistan
 
 
July 13, 2005
Army Guard to launch Blackhawk for rescue near Detroit
 
Oregon Army National Guard rescues climbers from Mt. Rainier
 
 
July 12, 2005
Sergeant Major Michael J. Storm of Dallas, Ore receives Bronze Star
 
Sgt. Shane Paasch receives Bronze Star for service in Iraq
 
Soldiers receive Bronze Stars for service in Iraq
 
 
July 09, 2005
Additional Photos of 2nd Battalion 162nd Infantry Awards
 
Photos of 2nd Battalion 162nd Infantry Award Ceremony
 
 
July 08, 2005
Oregon Citizen Soldiers to recieve awards for duty in Iraq
 
2nd Battalion 162nd Infantry awards soldiers for service in Iraq
 
Oregon Soldiers and Iraqi Security Forces Discover Weapons Cache
 
 
July 07, 2005
Oregon Army National Guard Completes Rescues
 
Army Guard lauches two Blackhawks to Mt. Rainier
 
 
July 05, 2005
Army launches Blackhawk to Mt. Rainier for rescue of 47 year old male
 
 
July 04, 2005
Army Guard launches Blackhawk Helicopter to Cascade Locks
 
 
July 02, 2005
Mission Complete - Rescue and transport from Mt. Washington
 
 
July 01, 2005
Blackhawk to transport 40year old female climber to Bend Trauma Center
 
Rescue delayed due to location of victim
 
Army Guard Blackhawk sent to Mt. Washington to rescue female climber off Mt. Washington
 
1042nd Medical Company, Army Guard launches Blackhawk to remove man from Mt. Rainier
 
Photos of Swearing In Ceremony

June
June 30, 2005
Governor to swear in new Adjutant General of Oregon National Guard
 
Oregon Army National Guard to assist search for four year old
 
 
June 28, 2005
Oregon Citizen Soldiers at work in Iraq
 
 
June 25, 2005
1042nd Medical Company, Oregon Army National Guard to assist in recovery on Mt. McLoughlin
 
 
June 24, 2005
Oregon Army National Guard finds climber deceased
 
Oregon Army National Guard supports rescue
 
 
June 10, 2005
Convoys traveling Oregon roads enroute to Annual Training at Gowen Field Idaho
 
Groundbreaking set for Afghan-Iraqi Freedom War Memorial
 
MEDIA ADVISORY - Oregon Army Guard's 41st Brigade Combat Team training in Boise, Idaho
 
 
June 05, 2005
Oregon soldiers carry on NCO induction tradition while serving in Iraq
 
 
June 04, 2005
Oregon Soldiers injured
 
 
June 03, 2005
Oregon National Guard will host Fallen Heroes' Memorial Ceremony June 4

May
May 25, 2005
Guard soldier dies in vehicle rollover in Iraq
 
 
May 23, 2005
OH-58 Army Guard helicopter recalled
 
Army Guard launching one OH-58 Kiowa helicopter in search for missing 27 year old female
 
 
May 22, 2005
Mission Complete for two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters from Oregon ARMY National Guard
 
Oregon Army National Guard dispatches UH-60 Helicopter to assist in rescue of injured hikers
 
 
May 19, 2005
Advisory: Oregon Army National Guard Open House in Salem
 
 
May 18, 2005
Oregon Air National Guard redesignates unit
 
Press Conference scheduled for 1 p.m. today regarding the 125th Special Tactics Squadron
 
 
May 17, 2005
UPDATE on rescue Operation in Skamania County, Wash.
 
Army National Guard launches UH-60 Blackhawk in rescue effort in Skamania County, Washington
 
 
May 14, 2005
Oregon citizen-soldier and teammate win ‘Combat Medic Challenge'
 
 
May 03, 2005
Oregon citizen-soldiers demobilize, return to state
 

April
April 28, 2005
1186th MP Company returns home from duty in Cuba
 
 
April 25, 2005
UPDATE: Living History Day at Oregon Military Museum features military encampments, re-enactors and historic vehicles
 
 
April 19, 2005
Guard sponsors Earth Day Event at Shaver Elementary
 
Staff. Sgt. Kevin Davis to return to Lebanon, OR today
 
 
April 18, 2005
Memorial Services for Staff Sgt. Kevin Davis announced
 
Army Guard Soldier to receive Purple Heart
 
Three Soldiers from TF 3-116 AR receive Bronze Star medals
 
 
April 15, 2005
Living History Day at Oregon Military Museum features military encampments, re-enactors and historic vehicles
 
 
April 10, 2005
Family Announces Oregon Army National Guard soldier killed in Hawijah, Iraq
 
 
April 06, 2005
Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
 

March
March 30, 2005
Last of 2-162 Soldiers returning to Oregon tomorrow
 
Formal Demobilization Ceremony for 2nd Battalion, 162 Infantry set
 
Jobs for returning Guardsmen
 
 
March 25, 2005
Approximate arrival times for Oregon troops returning to armories
 
 
March 24, 2005
Citizen-soldiers return to Oregon as Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans
 
 
March 16, 2005
ADVISORY: Citizen-Soldiers to return at 6 a.m., March 17
 
ADVISORY: Return of Oregon´s Citizen Soldiers Possibly Delayed a Day
 
 
March 15, 2005
700 of Oregon´s Citizen-Soldiers Coming Home
 
 
March 05, 2005
For Corvallis Unit, A Challenging, Hard Fought, Year
 
 
March 04, 2005
Oregon Soldiers Amongst First to Transition Operations to Iraqi Control
 
 
March 03, 2005
Archbishop Vlazny to receive award from National Guard Bureau for providing support to wounded soldiers
 

February
February 24, 2005
Maj. Strong reporting From Iraq
 
Governor announces appointment of Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees as Adjutant General of Oregon National Guard
 
 
February 23, 2005
Oregon soldiers close out Iraq tour of duty
 
 
February 19, 2005
Just in from Major Arnold Strong in Iraq
 
 
February 11, 2005
La Grande, Ore. soldier memorialized
 
Blackhawk enroute to Waldport has been called back by Lincoln County Officials
 
Oregon Army National Guard dispatches Blackhawk to aid in search for missing 4 wheelers
 
 
February 09, 2005
Sgt. Matt Zedwick of Bend, Ore., received Silver Star from Maj. Gen. Peter Chiarelli
 
 
February 07, 2005
More Oregon Guardsmen Deploy
 
 
February 04, 2005
La Grande Soldier dies in Iraq

January
January 24, 2005
Army National Guard prepares to launch Blackhawk to rescue woman near Detroit
 
 
January 21, 2005
Oregon Army National Guard supports search for missing aircraft
 
 
January 20, 2005
Oregon´s TF 3-116 first unit in 116th BCT to assume authority over combat zone
 
 
January 14, 2005
Guard relocates helicopter while unit deploys
 
 
January 08, 2005
More Oregonians to mobilize for duty in Iraq
 
 
January 07, 2005
Citizen-Soldiers review records to ensure currency
 
 
January 06, 2005
The Oregon National Guard and the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
 

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