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Press Release
July 06, 2006
Open House set for new National Guard Armory in Prineville, Ore.
Oregon Army National Guard Company
E 3/116 CAV Engineer and Detachment 3 Company F, 116 BSB (Forward Support Company)
Prineville now has a local Oregon Army National Guard Armory located on 3852 Houston Lake Road.
There are two units that will train at this location. A Combat Engineer Company and a Forward Support Company. They now occupy the previous youth corrections facility and are in process of renovating it to meet the needs of State and Community.
Citizens of Prineville and the surrounding areas are invited to an Open House on Sunday, July 9, 2006 from 11am to 4pm. Check out the new armory and see what they can offer to the local community.
Hamburgers, hotdogs and soda beverages will be served. A variety of combat vehicles and weapons will be on display for viewing.
The Combat Engineers provide Engineer assets to Battlefield Commanders in the areas of breaching minefields, emplacing minefields, demolitions operations and earth moving operations.
The Forward Support Company provides support to the Battalion in the areas of Mechanics for all the combat vehicles, fueler operators, food service, medical and communications specialties.
The units offer the following job/duty positions, many of which can be filled by females as well as males:
21B – Combat Engineer
21E – Construction Equipment Operator
21J – General Construction Equipment Operator
25U – Signal Support System Repairer
44B – Welder
52D – Power Generator Equipment Repairer
62B – Construction Equipment Repairer
63B – Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
63H – Track Vehicle Mechanic
63J – Chemical Equipment Repairer
63M – Bradley Fighting Vehicle Mechanic
68W – Health Care / Trauma Specialist
74D – Nuclear Biological Chemical Specialist
92A – Equipment Receiver/Parts Specialist
94E – Communications/Radio System Repairer
92G – Food Service Specialist
92Y – Supply Specialist
These jobs offer a large enlistment bonus, tuition assistance and student loan repayments to help members of the National Guard complete higher education.
Open House Brochure