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November 05, 2010
PHOTO RELEASE: Oregon Army National Soldiers take part in demobilization ceremony in Dallas, Ore.
 
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Unit First Sgt. Ben Payne, Commander Capt. Bob Baca, Oregon Chief Justice Paul Demuniz, and Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon, return the 162 Engineer Co. guidon to Oregon Army National Guard 162 Engineer Co., during the unit's demobilization ceremony, in Dallas, Ore., Nov. 5. The unit returned to the Northwest Oct. 30, following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

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Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon (left), and State Command Sgt. Maj. Brunk Conley (center), speak to Pvt. 1st Class Derek Cork via Skype, following the demobilization ceremony for the Oregon Army National Guard's 162 Engineer Co., Nov. 5, in Dallas, Ore. Cork, who was injured during the unit's year-long deployment to Afghanistan, is recovering at Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He was able to "virtually" participate in his unit's demobilization via the Internet software and mobile phone. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

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Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers help post a large American Flag above the venue for the demobilization ceremony for the 162 Engineer Co., Nov. 5, in Dallas, Ore. The unit returned to the Northwest Oct. 30, following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

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Soldiers of the Oregon Army National Guard's 162 Engineer Co., led by Company Commander, Capt. Bob Baca, march in formation into their demobilization ceremony in Dallas, Ore., Nov. 5. The unit returned to the Northwest Oct. 30, following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).

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Soldiers of the Oregon Army National Guard's 162 Engineer Co.,march in formation into their demobilization ceremony in Dallas, Ore., Nov. 5. The unit returned to the Northwest Oct. 30, following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).
 
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Capt. Stephen Bomar, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs: 503-584-3885.