173rd Fighter Wing

Sentry Eagle 2020 grounded

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing announced Monday morning that this year’s ‘Sentry Eagle’ exercise and open house has been cancelled. Sentry Eagle had been scheduled to take place over a 4 day period in mid-July. The Sentry Eagle open …

F-15 Flyovers salute health care workers

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today’s health care salute flyover had special meaning for the flight crews with the Oregon Air National Guard. Lieutenant Colonel Victor Knill was in the cockpit for Friday’s flyovers.  “Today is our way of basically saying ‘thank you’ …

Kingsley F-15’s still flying through pandemic

Klamath Falls, Ore. – An airman at Kingsley Field has tested positive for Coronavirus, and the base is now challenging a viral enemy. Senior Master Sergeant Jennifer Shirar of the Oregon Air National Guard says the ‘positive’ Coronavirus test at Kingsley was …

‘Heritage Jet’ unveiled at Kingsley Field

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A ‘Heritage Jet’ was unveiled Friday at Kingsley Field, honoring the base’s namesake. The special design on an F-15 was revealed to a large crowd, in recognition of 2nd Lieutenant David R. Kingsley. The fighter jet was painted …