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October 31, 2009
Oregon's Oldest Guard Unit Heads to Afghanistan
 
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Oregon Patriot Guard Riders post American Flags alongside fire trucks from Dallas and Polk County Fire Departments, near the entrance of Dallas High School in Dallas, Ore., prior to the mobilization ceremony for 162 Engineer Company, Oct. 31. About 100 Oregon National Guard members in the Dallas-based company – Oregon's oldest Guard unit – Will perform route clearance as part of a year long deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric A. Rutherford, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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Soldiers with the Oregon National Guard's 162 Engineer Company, based in Dallas, Ore., bow their heads during the invocation during the unit's mobilization ceremony at the Dallas High School Gymnasium, Oct. 31. About 100 Oregon National Guard members in the Dallas-based company – Oregon's oldest Guard unit – Will perform route clearance as part of a year long deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric A. Rutherford, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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Oregon Governor, Theodore R. Kulongoski takes a moment to speak with Oregon National Guard Staff Sgt. Seth Fillmore of Beaverton, Ore., during a mobilization ceremony for the Dallas based 162 Engineer Company at the Dallas High School, Oct. 31. Fillmore and about 100 Oregon National Guard members will perform route clearance as part of a year long deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric A. Rutherford, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)
 
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