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Press Release
February 10, 2006
Oregon National Guard's 82nd Brigade to Change Command
The Oregon Army National Guard's 82nd Brigade (Troop Command) will change command in a ceremony on February 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeridge High School Auditorium, located at 1235 Overlook Dr., Lake Oswego.
Col. Charles L. Yiarte will assume command of the brigade from Col. George D. Lanning.
Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski, Oregon Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, and City of Lake Oswego Mayor Judie Hammerstad will be in attendance at the ceremony.
The Oregon Army National Guard continues to support both state and federal missions as it undergoes Transformation. To successfully meet these challenges, the National Guard requires restructuring and realignment of key leadership positions and for continuity of day to day operations.
The ceremony is open to the public and media is welcome.

Kay Fristad
cell 503-931-5179
Capt Mike Braibish
cell 503-932-5805