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January 10, 2011
Oregon National Guard to participate in gubernatorial inauguration in Salem
SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon National Guard will participate in Governor John Kitzhaber's inauguration ceremony at the State Capitol, Jan. 10, with a joint Color Guard, F-15 flyover and Howitzer salute.

During the ceremony, a joint Oregon National Guard Color Guard will present the United States and the State of Oregon flags.

At approximately 12:25 p.m., Oregon Air National Guard F-15 fighter jets from the 142nd and 173rd Fighter Wings will perform a flyover above the State Capitol building.

The Oregon Army National Guard's 2-218 Field Artillery will also conduct a Howitzer salute in front of the Capitol building.