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March 26, 2008
Oregon Army National Guard hosts Community Appreciation Open House in Pendleton
 
The Oregon Army National Guard will host a Community Appreciation Open House Apr. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Army Aviation Support Facility on the Pendleton Airport.

The general public, including youngsters with adult supervision, are welcome. Visitors can tour the CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter, a UH-60 Blackhawk Air Ambulance helicopter, and the OH-58 Kiowa observation helicopter. There will be live water-bucket, rescue hoist, and parachute demonstrations. Learn more about how the National Guard serves the local community in times of emergency.

There will also be a red, white and blue Humvee and rock climbing wall on hand.

Presentations:
- Search & Rescue
- Counter Drug Operations
- Fire Fighting Operations
- Sling-load Operations
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
- Night Vision Demonstration
- Parachute Operations
- Motivational Videos
- College Benefits

Come to the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 to see how your Oregon Army National Guard serves both state and federal missions in support of your community!
 
For more information or to schedule a time to visit, call Maj. Al Gronewold at (541) 276-4544. Media interested in interviews or attending the event should also call Maj. Gronewold.