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June 05, 2010
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Guard aviation unit readies for deployment to Afghanistan
 
100605-F-1639C-145.JPG: Members of the Oregon Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Bravo Co., 168 Aviation, conducted a mobilization ceremony June 5, at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 in Pendleton, Ore. Seventy-three Soldiers from the unit will soon depart for training at Fort Hood, Texas, before continuing on to Afghanistan for 10 months. The Soldiers will transport personnel and equipment throughout the country in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

100605-F-1639C-163.JPG: Capt. John Hoffman, Commander of the Oregon Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Bravo Co., 168 Aviation, (right), presents the unit's guidon to Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski during the unit's mobilization ceremony June 5, at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 in Pendleton, Ore. Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon is pictured left. As is customary with Oregon units who deploy, the Governor will display Det. 1, B-Co., 168 Aviation's guidon in his personal office at the State Capitol until the Soldiers' return. Seventy-three members of the unit will soon depart for training at Fort Hood, Texas, before continuing on to Afghanistan for a 10-month deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

100605-F-1639C-296.JPG: Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon (left) speaks with 1st Sgt. David McCurry shortly after the mobilization ceremony for the Oregon Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Bravo Co., 168 Aviation, held June 5, at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 in Pendleton, Ore. Seventy-three Soldiers from the unit will soon depart for training at Fort Hood, Texas, before continuing on to Afghanistan for a 10-month deployment. The Soldiers will transport personnel and equipment throughout the country in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

100605-F-1639C-307.JPG: Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski greets each of the 73 Soldiers of the Oregon Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Bravo Co., 168 Aviation, following the unit's mobilization ceremony June 5, at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 in Pendleton, Ore. The Soldiers will soon depart for Fort Hood, Texas, for pre-mobilization training, before continuing on to Afghanistan for a 10-month deployment. The Soldiers will transport personnel and equipment throughout the country in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).
 
 
Contact Info:
Capt. Stephen Bomar,
Public Affairs Officer,
Oregon Military Department
503-990-9508.