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The Oregon National Guard held special events for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 26, 2018, in Salem, Oregon.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signs House Bill 4035, creating a new tuition assistance program for members of the Oregon National Guard.

The Oregon Air National Guard held a three-day Professional Development Seminar, April 19-21, in Eugene, Oregon. The seminar highlighted Airmen responsibilities, teamwork and other management proficiencies.

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The 162nd Infantry Regiment inducted several new members into the Hall of Honor in a ceremony held in Eugene, Oregon, April 21, 2018. A total of seven new members as well as the Patriot Guard Riders for Distinguished Supporter of the Regiment. Other notable awards were also presented during the bi-annual awards ceremony.

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Oregon Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. (ret.) Brunk W. Conley and Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. (ret.) James W. Hotaling were honored in the Order of the Minuteman ceremony, held in Eugene, Oregon, April 21, 2018.

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The Oregon National Guard participated in the University of Oregon Spring Game at Autzen Stadium, April 21, in Eugene, Oregon. Veterans from every branch of service were honored during the Duck's Military Appreciation Day. (Photos by 1st Lt. Jessica Clarke, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers with A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 218th Field Artillery Regiment, performed a howitzer salute at the commissioning ceremony of the USS Portland (LPD 27). The USS Portland is the 11th San Antonio class amphibious transport ship and is the second ship to honor the City of Portland, Oregon, and is the third U.S. Navy ship to bear the name Portland. (Photos by Staff Sgt. Zach Holden, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)
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Six Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers of the 3670th Component Repair Company were honored during a demobilization ceremony at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, Oregon, April 8, 2018. The Soldiers conducted a Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) mission during their 11-month deployment in Eastern Europe. (Photos by Spc. Timothy Jackson, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Maj. Gen. Michael Stencel, Adjunct General, Oregon, dissussess the current mission and opportunities of the Oregon National Guard to those attending the Willamette Education Service District Symposium, April 5, 2018, held at the Anderson Readiness Center, in Salem, Oregon. Local area high school counselors, administrators and other educational specialists took part in the symposium, featuring a variety of educational and career prospects to Oregon high school students. (Oregon National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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Interested in a Law Enforcement career? Don't miss the Criminal Justice Career Fair at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, April 20-21, at 4190 Aumsville Highway in Salem. This event will run from 10am to 2pm on both days.
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The U.S. Air Force recently deployed F-15s and personnel from the the 123rd Fighter Squadron, 142nd Fighter Wing, to Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, as part of a Theater Security Package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102nd Civil Support Team participated in an emergency exercise, last week, for the Columbia Generating Station nuclear power plant near Richland, WA. Exercises like this help us practice how the state would respond in the event of a nuclear emergency. Thanks to the Oregon Department of Energy for sharing this! ☢️

Other partner agencies who participated include: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon State University, Oregon Wing, Civil Air Patrol, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Morrow County, Umatilla County, and others!

Oregon Army National Guard Brig. Gen. William J. Prendergast IV, speaks about multinational partnerships during Unified Focus 2018 in Douala, Cameroon. Prendergast is the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve component integration advisor. He is also dual-hatted as the Oregon National Guard's assistant adjutant general.
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Adeena Rose Wade (center left) and Ada Wyn Parker (center right) enjoy a lighter moment for those in attendance after planting the “Rosie the Riveter” ceremonial rose, marking ‘Rosie the Riveter Day,’ March 21, 2018, at the Portland International Rose Test Garden in Portland, Ore. The Portland event was one of eight held in Oregon, as 21 other states also paid honor to the legacy of women who made history on our home front during WWII with their ‘Can-do’ spirit, unity and service. Ada Wyn Parker was one of the original Rosie’s working on aircraft production at the Alameda Air/Navy Base, in California, supporting the war effort in the 1940’s. (Photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs) #RosieTheRiveter

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The City of Happy Valley, Oregon is spreading happiness to Oregon National Guard Soldiers at Camp Withycombe today with free snow cones in celebration of #InternationalDayofHappiness. Established by the United Nations in 2012, the International Day of Happiness was created to recognize that happiness is a “fundamental human goal” and more energy and focus should be put toward promoting happiness and well-being.
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The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently recruiting Service Members and Veterans to join their team. For more information email portlandapplicants@fbi.gov

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown had the chance to visit Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, March 13, 2018. While there, she met with 173rd Fighter Wing leadership and had the opportunity to tour different areas of the base.

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The Oregon National Guard’s CERFP recently teamed up with the Montana National Guard to practice and enhance their disaster response skills during exercise Vigilant Guard 2018 in Great Falls, Montana, March 3-9. Read the full story here: https://www.dvidshub.net/news/268708/oregon-cerfp-answers-montanas-call-help
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All veterans and active duty military from any branch of service and their immediate family members are invited to take part in a fishing event at Henry Hagg Lake, Saturday, May 19, 2018. For more information visit www.takeasoldierfishing.org

Sixteen Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers with the 3670th Component Repair Company volunteered to continue serving the state and nation in a re-enlistment ceremony at the Oregon State Capital, March 2, 2018, in Salem, Oregon. The ceremony concluded with a tour of the Capital building and an opportunity to meet Governor Kate Brown.

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Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers with Company G, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment, stand in formation during a demobilization ceremony honoring their return from overseas deployment, March 4, in Salem, Oregon. Approximately 70 Soldiers in the unit returned from deployment to the Middle East, where they provided aeromedical support using HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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The Oregon Army National Guard welcomed home approximately 70 Soldiers with Company G (Golf), 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment, from a Middle East deployment in a ceremony, March 4, in Salem, Oregon. The unit provides air ambulance support using HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters.

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Maj. Gen. Michael Stencel, Adjutant General, Oregon, visited Kingsley Field, Feb. 27, 2018. He took the opportunity to hear the latest updates and accomplishments of the 173rd Fighter Wing, and recognized a few of the top performers.

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