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Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2010 20:40)
Oregon Soldiers Return From Year-Long Deployment to IraqSalem-News.com
Oregon Army National Guard Aviation unit returns home after a year-long deployment to IraqRead Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jan-06-2010 22:38)
FBI, Port of Portland Police Investigate Incident on Hawaiian Airlines Flight 39Salem-News.com
"The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, working with Port of Portland and TSA, responded to the incident. At this time, there is no known terrorism link" - FBI's Beth Steele
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The FBI and Port of Portland Police officers have concluded their interview of a passenger removed from Hawaiian Flight 39, that was en route to Hawaii, from Portland International Airport.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Dec-16-2009 17:03)
Search & Rescue Mission On Mount Hood SuspendedSalem-News.com
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Suspends search for missing climbers.
(MT. HOOD. Ore.) -
The search for two missing climbers on Mount Hood is over. The information was released today by Det. Jim Strovink with the Clackamas Sheriff's Office.
Salem-News.com (Dec-15-2009 03:04)
Blackhawk Helicopter Joins Search for Missing Climbers on Mount Hood (VIDEO REPORT)Tim King Salem-News.com
Oregon Army National Guard helicopter provides aerial search assistance.
(MT. HOOD, Ore.) -
The Oregon Guard launched a Blackhawk helicopter Monday, in the search for two missing climbers on Mount Hood.
Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2009 21:05)
Oregon`s Fallen to be Honored With 5 Names Added to Afghan-Iraqi Freedom MemorialSalem-News.com
The keynote speaker will be Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
On the day set aside to remember America's service men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, Veterans Day, a ceremony will be held at the Afghan-Iraqi Freedom Memorial to pay tribute to all of Oregon's fallen service members who have served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
Salem-News.com (Oct-03-2009 03:07)
First Look at Afghan War Documentary (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
A documentary in production will be highly educational about the war in Afghanistan.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
It has been well over a year since I began working on a documentary about the war in Afghanistan. Now, thanks to a lost file turning up, I have recovered the first part of the program, which is located below.
Salem-News.com (Sep-30-2009 23:33)
Wyden, Merkley Announce Investigation Into National Guard Exposure to CarcinogenSalem-News.com
In April 2003, National Guard members from Oregon, Indiana, West Virginia, and South Carolina guarding the Qarmat Ali water facility in Iraq were exposed to sodium dichromate, a deadly carcinogen.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) - The Inspector General for the Department of Defense will investigate whether actions by the U.S. Army and a contractor exposed Oregon National Guard troops to a harmful carcinogen in Iraq in 2003. The investigation is in response to a letter written by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and five other senate colleagues calling on Inspector General Gordon Heddell to investigate whether the U.S. Army and KBR – a contractor hired to restore the Qarmat Ali Water injection facility to safe working order -- adequately protected servicemembers from harmful toxins.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Sep-17-2009 11:19)
A Future Worth SecuringSpc. Anita VanderMolen Special to Salem-News.com
The Oregon National Guard and the people of Scania, Iraq.
(SCANIA, Iraq) -
Outside the wire, Soldiers wear full battle rattle. They scout the area for IEDs, mortars, rockets, insurgents or anything that may threaten the lives around them. Alpha Co., 2-162 Infantry's quick reaction force for Scania, is ready for anything.
Salem-News.com (Sep-05-2009 00:35)
More Oregon Guard Soldiers Will Head for IraqSalem-News.com
A mobilization order is still needed to establish specific time frames and location of duty.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The Department of Defense has alerted more than 3,500 Citizen Soldiers of the Army National Guard's 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team for possible mobilization affecting the 3-116 Cavalry in Eastern Oregon.
Salem-News.com (Aug-11-2009 00:37)
Oregon Air Guard 142nd Security Forces Squadron Returns from Iraq (PHOTOS)Salem-News.com
Over the course of their deployment, the Guard airmen endured 15 rocket attacks and more than 100 incidents of small-arms fire.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Members of the Oregon Air National Guard returned to Oregon on Friday, August 7, 2009 after a six-month deployment to Iraq.