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November 05, 2010
Oregon Air National Guard to take part in Veterans Day flyovers around the state
 
 
SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Air National Guard will conduct Veterans Day flyovers for various ceremonies at locations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

F-15 Eagle fighter jets from the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland and the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field are scheduled to conduct flyovers at the following locations and approximate times:

Saturday, Nov. 6
Vancouver Veterans Day Parade, Vancouver Wash. 10:57

Thursday, Nov. 11
142 Fighter Wing, Portland:
University Of Portland, Portland, Ore. 11:00
Hollywood Veteran's Day Parade, Portland, Ore. 11:05
Veteran's Day Service, Scappoose, Ore. 11:10
Veterans Day Celebration, Tillamook, Ore. 11:30
Veterans Day Parade, The Dalles, Ore. 11:40
Albany Veteran's Day Parade, Albany, Ore. 11:45

173 Fighter Wing, Klamath Falls:
Klamath Falls, Ore. 11:00
Veteran's Day Parade, Bend, Ore. 11:10
Redmond, Ore. 11:12
Prineville, Ore. 11:14
Roseburg, Ore. 11:20
Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony, Canyonville, Ore. 11:23
Veteran's Day Ceremony, Tulelake, Calif. 11:35


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 is based at Kingsley Field, in Klamath Falls, Ore.

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