Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field is under new management, following a change of command. Friday was Colonel Jeff Smith’s last day as Wing Commander. “It was surreal.”  Notes Col. Smith.  “I was okay when ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing will soon be undergoing a change of management. The Fighter Wing Commander serves as ‘principal’ of the F-15 schoolhouse. Colonel Jeff Smith became Wing Commander just over 3 years ago. He’ll be ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A 5K run focusing on sexual assault prevention is coming up this weekend in Klamath Falls. The run is hosted by the 173rd Fighter Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team. Coordinator Amber Spotten explains the ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – What could be the highest-flying, fastest artistic competition in history is now underway in Klamath Falls – and your design could soon be displayed on a fighter jet. The canvas for the design competition is the ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A team of air traffic controllers is welcomed back to Kingsley Field following a tour of duty in Iraq. A crowd of over 100 welcomed the safe return of 14 men and 1 woman of the ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Crews at Kingsley Field are busy tracking Santa Claus from deep in an underground bunker. “Contact is made – 165 miles north of the field.”  Announces one of the airmen monitoring radar and communications.  “Looks like ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Secretary of the U.S. Air Force has wrapped up an historic trip to Kingsley Field. U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson got a flight in an F-15 Sunday morning. The flight was the highlight of ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The chair of the House Armed Services Committee was in Klamath Falls Wednesday for a tour of Kingsley Field. The visit could have an impact on the future of the base. The F-15 Eagle is approaching ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Congressman Greg Walden met with officials at Kingsley Field Saturday morning, in a visit that could help to lay the foundation for the next mission at the base. The F-15 fighter jets tend to make a ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A follow-up on a story NBC5 News first brought to you back in June… A Klamath Falls man has completed a big salute to the men and women of Kingsley Field, and the 173rd Fighter Wing. ...

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