December 13, 2017
Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2007 09:56)
Oregon Soldiers Will Deploy to Iraq in 2009Tim King Salem-News.com
The National Guard says the early announcement provides a greater measure of predictability for family members and flexibility for employers to plan for military service of their employees.
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The Oregon National Guard's 41st Brigade Combat Team has officially been alerted for service in Iraq that is set for 2009. Oregon's 41st is among five National Guard brigades scheduled for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan in the summer of 2009.
Salem-News.com (Nov-16-2007 06:21)
TriWest Contributes $30,000 to Oregon National Guard FundSalem-News.com
Gift supports home front needs of families with deployed service members.
(SALEM, Ore. ) -
TriWest Healthcare Alliance will present $30,000 to the Oregon National Guard's Emergency Relief fund, which will support the needs of Guard members and their families in emergency situations, especially during periods of deployment.
Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2007 16:45)
Blackhawk Joins Search for Missing Oregon ProfessorSalem-News.com
Oregon Army National Guard assisting in Search mission for missing U of O professor.
(BEND, Ore.) -
An aircraft from the Oregon Army National Guard has joined the search in Central Oregon for U of O Professor Daming Xu. The military helicopter was sent to the scene after a request from the Office of Emergency Management and Lane and Deschutes County Sheriff's Office.
Salem-News.com (Oct-23-2007 18:56)
Wildfire Evacuees Take Refuge in Red Cross SheltersSalem-News.com
ALL individuals who are evacuating or have been evacuated are encouraged to register themselves on the Safe and Well website at www.redcross.org.
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Approximately 3,500 people were registered overnight Monday in Red Cross shelters, with more people outside accessing Red Cross services.
Salem-News.com (Oct-23-2007 17:39)
Oregon Guard on Standby to Assist California FirefightersTim King Salem-News.com
They will assist 1,500 California Guard soldiers already deployed.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Oregon National Guard aviation personnel are going on stand-by status to aid the 6,000 firefighters battling a Santa Ana wind-driven wildfire that has been burning out of control for three days.
Salem-News.com (Oct-22-2007 22:47)
California National Guardsmen Reinforce FirefightersSalem-News.com
The Governor has proclaimed a State of Emergency in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the California National Guard (CNG) to make 1500 guardsmen available to support the firefighting efforts in Southern California.
Salem-News.com (Oct-22-2007 10:27)
Oregon Military Job and Benefit Fair Set in ClackamasSalem-News.com
Hundreds of Oregon service members are expected to turn out.
(CLACKAMAS, Ore.) -
More than 800 veterans are expected to take part in the Military Job and Benefit Fair at Clackamas Community College on November 3rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Guard officials say that with the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, many veterans have recently returned from deployments and need help finding jobs, accessing their veteran benefits, and furthering their education
Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2007 16:22)
Guard and Reserve Must Take Action to Keep Health BenefitsSalem-News.com
As of early September only 15 percent of the approximately 11,000 current members had completed the new TRS request forms.
(FALLS CHURCH, Va.) -
National Guard and Reserve members currently in the TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) health care plan must sign up for the restructured TRS by September 30th, 2007, in order to continue their coverage. The "old" TRS ceases to exist on that day. A restructured TRS begins October 1st, 2007.
Salem-News.com (Sep-25-2007 05:33)
Disabled Vet Riders Visit Oregon Guard in SalemSalem-News.com
Hollywood actor is among the Disabled Veteran Foundation riders who visited the Oregon National Guard Headquarters in Salem.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Emmy-nominated actor Jack Scalia visited Soldiers at the Oregon National Guard's Anderson Readiness Center in Salem, Oregon Monday. But instead of arriving in a limousine, as is customary for most actors, he arrived on a road racing bicycle.
Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2007 08:05)
Oregon Soldiers Participate in Aviation Accident ExerciseSalem-News.com
In the scenario, the planes collided while on approach for landing. During the two hour exercise, the first responders faced numerous simulated fatalities and victims with different injuries.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Oregon National Guard soldiers participated in a large-scale aviation accident exercise with the Salem Fire Department Friday at the Salem Regional Airport.