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Press Release
July 07, 2006
Oregon Army National Guard 1042nd on MAST Mission
The Oregon Army National Guard's 1042nd Medical Company will launch a UH-60 to rescue an individual on Mt. Adams with a possible broken ankle.
The flight mission will be launched early this afternoon. The mission was requested by Washington state authorities.
The Oregon National Guard rescues dozens of people each year while maintaining their standards for deployability. The 1042nd Medical Company recently returned from a tour in Afghanistan.
More details will be provided when available.
For additional information contact Skamania County Sheriff's Office in Washington.
For more information on the unit contact Public Affairs
Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office
Kay Fristad
cell 503-931-5179
Capt Mike Braibish
cell 503-932-5805