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UPDATE!! 173rd FW postpones ribbon cutting ceremony for new recruiting office in Klamath Falls - 05/14/18

This event has been POSTPONED until a later date.  We will update you when a new date has been set.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, May 16 at 11:45 a.m. for the new 173rd Fighter Wing recruiting center office, located at the Recruiting Career Center in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Media are invited to attend.

The office opened in April, and Master Sgt. Darren Bennett, 173rd FW Recruiting Manager, said they have already increased the number of walk-in leads by nearly 75%.

 “This is a fantastic opportunity for the recruiters to connect with the Klamath Falls community and reach our manning goals for the Oregon Air National Guard,” added Bennett.

U.S. Air Force Major General Michael Stencel, the Adjutant General for Oregon, will lead the event.  Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, Stencel will enlist the newest member to the Oregon Air National Guard.

What: 173rd FW Recruiting Office ribbon cutting ceremony

When:  Wednesday, May 16 at 11:45 a.m. (please arrive no later than 10 minutes prior)

Where:  Klamath Falls Recruiting Career Center, 3160 South 6th St. Klamath Falls, Ore. 97603

Note:  Please contact the wing’s public affairs office at 541-885-6677 to coordinate coverage of the event.

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