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July 02, 2009
Oregon National Guard 4th of July Flyovers
 
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Air National Guard will conduct Independence Day flyovers for various ceremonies at locations throughout Oregon, Southwest Washington, and Northern California.
Two F-15 Eagle fighter jets from the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland and two F-15 Eagle fighters home-based out of 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field are scheduled to fly over community events throughout Oregon, Southwest Washington and Northern California at the following times and locations:

Saturday, July 4th, 2009.

10:00 Klamath Falls, OR – Klamath Avenue
10:05 Tulelake, CA – Main St.
10:10 Lake of the Woods – Lake of the Woods Resort area
10:15 Ashland, OR – Main St.
10:20 Central Point, OR - Downtown
10:30 Eagle Point, OR – Main St.
10:45 Diamond Lake, OR – Diamond Lake Resort Area
11:00 Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater
11:00 Ridgefield, WA – 4th of July Parade
11:05 Camas, WA – 4th of July Parade
11:10 Rockaway Beach, OR – 4th of July Parade
11:15 Neskowin, OR – Neskowin Patriotic Celebration
11:25 Creswell, OR – Oregon Avenue (Main St)
12:50 Beaverton, OR – Oak Hills School - Parade
13:15 Manzanita, OR – 4th of July Parade
14:00 Gold Beach, OR – 4th of July Parade at the Port
14:25 Roseburg, OR – Roseburg Hometown 4th of July
14:30 Glide, OR – Parade at Glide Middle School

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and 350 knots airspeed. Flights could be cancelled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies.

The 173d Fighter Wing has temporarily moved its F-15 student-training mission to Gowen Field, Idaho while the main runway at Klamath Falls undergoes renovation.

The 142nd Fighter Wing maintains continuous alert with F-15's from Portland as part of the Western Air Defense System.
 
Contact Info:
 
Capt. Stephen Bomar
Oregon Military Department
503-584-3886