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May 16, 2008
173d Fighter Wing to change commanding officers
May 16, 2008

Contact: 1Lt. Michael Odle, 541-885-6198; michael.odle@orklam.ang.af.mil   

173d Fighter Wing to change commanding officers

WHO: Colonel James C. Miller will assume command of the 173d Fighter Wing from Colonel Thomas R. Schiess. Colonel Schiess took command of the wing in March of 2005

WHAT: A formal change of command ceremony will happen in hangar 219 on base. In attendance will be MG Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General for the State of Oregon and the ceremony will be presided by Brig Gen Daniel B. O'Hollaren, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard.

WHEN: Saturday May 17, starting at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Kingsley Field, 173rd Fighter Wing
211 Arnold Avenue, Klamath Falls, Ore.
Parking for Media Day will be on-base near hangar 219

NOTE: To participate, credentialed media must contact the Kingsley Field Public Affairs Office at (541) 885-6198 or send an e-mail to Michael.odle@orklam.ang.af.mil.  Media will need to be at the main gate at 1:15 p.m. to gain access to the base . A valid photo identification will be required.

Contact Info:
1 Lt Michael Odle