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August 22, 2006
Oregon National Guard Soldiers participate in UN Presence Patrol training in Mongolia
 
Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, based out of Corvallis, have been participating in United Nations peacekeeping training for the last two weeks for Khaan Quest 2006 in Mongolia. These photos feature Soldiers from your area training in UN Presence Patrol procedures, in which they practice reacting to unexploded ordinance, a mine field, and ambush.
 
Photos:
 
140806-A-5917D-001:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldier, Pvt. Ben Ponting, of West Linn, simulates probing the street for suspected mines, while his fellow Soldiers in B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry provide security during Patrol training August 14, at Five Hills Training Center, near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise."
 
 
140806-A-5917D-002:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldiers, from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Cpl. Patrick Haney (kneeling, center), of Salem, Sgt. 1st Class David Williams (standing, left), of Salem, Pvt. 1st Class Michael Avery (standing, right), of Bandon, simulate providing medical aid to Pvt. Ben Ponting, of West Linn, while Sgt. Jeffery Sedey, of Corvallis, provides security during Patrol training August 14, at Five Hills Training Center, near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise."
 
 
140806-A-5917D-003:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldiers, from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Sgt. Jeffery Sedey (left), of Corvallis, Cpl. Patrick Haney (center), of Salem, and Sgt. 1st Class David Williams (left), of Salem, simulate providing medical aid to Pvt. 1st Class Michael Avery, of Bandon, and Pvt. Ben Ponting, of West Linn, during Patrol training August 14, at Five Hills Training Center, near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise."
 
 
140806-A-5917D-004:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldiers, from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Pvt. Michael Peloquin (left), of Corvallis, Spc. Joel Steinman (center), of Vancouver, Wash., and Spc. Randall Pattee (right), of Corvallis, simulate carrying Pvt. Ben Ponting, of West Linn, to safety, while Sgt. 1st Class David Williams (front), of Salem, calls for medical evacuation during Patrol training August 14, at Five Hills Training Center, near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise."
 
 
 
 
Contact:
 
Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office
503-584-3917
 
Kay Fristad
503-584-3917
cell 503-931-5179
 
Capt Mike Braibish
503-584-3886
cell 503-932-5805