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August 24, 2006
PHOTOS: Oregon National Guard participates in Weapons Familiarization training in Mongolia
 
Oregon National Guard Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry have been training at Five Hills Training Center near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia for Khaan Quest 2006, United Nations peacekeeping training over the last two weeks. The following photos show Soldiers from your area participating in Weapons Familiarization training with Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers.
 
Photos:
 
110806-A-5917D-012:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Cpl. Clifford Matier (second from left), of Corvallis, and Pvt. John Crosby (right), of Portland, learn basic functions of a PKM machine gun from Mongolian Armed Forces soldier, Maj. B. Khuyagbaatar (left) and United Nations Training Assistance Team member, Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Glesmann (center), of Cottage Grove, for weapons familiarization training August 11, during Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia."
 
 
110806-A-5917D-014:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Staff Sgt. Karl Kligel, of Corvallis, and his fellow Oregon National Guard Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, fire Mongolian AK-47 rifles for weapons familiarization training August 11, during Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia." 
 
 
110806-A-5917D-016:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldier, Spc. Dugald Campbell, of Corvallis, from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, trains a Mongolian Armed Forces soldier on firing a Squad Automatic Weapon during weapons familiarization training August 11, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia."
 
 
170806-A-5917D-008:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldier, Spc. Justin Hernandez, of Albany, from B Company 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, trains Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers on basic functions of a 240B machine gun for weapons familiarization training August 17, during Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia."
 
 
170806-A-5917D-009:
Photo by Spc. April Dustin, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs
 
"Oregon National Guard Soldiers, from B Company 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Spc. Adam Alvarez (left), of Albany, and Cpl. Taylor Haines (right), of Salem, train a Mongolian Armed Forces soldier on firing a 240B machine gun for weapons familiarization training August 17, for Khaan Quest 2006, UN peacekeeping exercise near Ulaanbataar, Mongolia."
 
 
 
 
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