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August 04, 2009
Miss Oregon will tour Portland Air National Guard Base
 
Airmen at the Portland Air National Guard Base in Portland, Ore., will host the newly-crowned Miss Oregon today.

CC Barber, 22, of Scappoose, Ore., who was crowned Miss Oregon on July 18, at the Miss Oregon Scholarship Pageant in Seaside, will tour units at the 142nd Fighter Wing.

Her tour will include Fighter Wing Flight Operations, Life Support, maintenance shops, base security forces, the new base firehouse, and the 125th Special Tactics Squadron. Barber will also be able to view an F-15 Eagle.

The 142nd Fighter Wing is located at the Portland Air National Guard Base in Portland, Ore. Approximately 1,000 airmen at the wing are tasked with the Air Sovereignty Alert Mission and the security of the Pacific Northwest region.

Barber graduated from Scappoose High School as a varsity athlete with an honors diploma in 2005. She is in her final semester as at Samuel Merritt University as a nursing student, and hopes to continue on to receive a Bachelor Degree in nursing in the field of neonatology.
 
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Contact Info: Tech. Sgt. Greg Neulieb, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs.  503-335-4351 (office), or 503-703-6656 (mobile).