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Press Release
June 18, 2009
Oregon Army Guard to support Benton County search efforts
 
 
The Oregon Army National Guard is supporting the Benton County Sheriff's office in a search effort using an OH-58 Kiowa helicopter in the Kings Valley area.

The OH-58, launched from the Army Aviation Support Facility in Salem on 18 June, at approximately 5:50 p.m.

The Benton County Sheriff's office is the lead response agency. For more information, see the Benton Co. press release at http://www.flashalert.net/news.html?id=1505 

There are approximately 3,000 soldiers and airmen from the Oregon National Guard deployed around the world in support of federal missions leaving approximately 5,500 guard members along with a variety of equipment to support domestic needs.

For the Army Fact File on the OH-58 Kiowa go to: http://www.army.mil/factfiles/equipment/aircraft/kiowa.html
 
 
 
Contact Info:
 
Stephen Bomar
Capt., Public Affairs
Oregon Military Department
503-584-3885