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News Release
142nd Wing to conduct Memorial Day flyovers (Photo) - 05/24/24

The 142nd Wing out of Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Oregon will conduct Memorial Day flyovers for ceremonies at locations throughout northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

“We support the Memorial Day flyovers to honor the great men and women who have given their all in defense of this great nation,” said Lt. Col. Brad Young, 142nd Wing instructor pilot and 142nd Operations Support Squadron Commander. “We hope that conducting the requested flyovers from community organizations is additive to their ceremonies commemorating those who have lost their lives in service to this nation.”

The F-15 Eagle fighter jets are scheduled to conduct flyovers at the following community locations at, or around, the designated times on Monday, 27 May: 

10:25 a.m. Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.          

10:38 a.m. Wasco, Ore.         

10:51 a.m. Forest Lawn Cemetery, Gresham, Ore.          

10:53 a.m. Glenmoore Gracious Living, Happy Valley, Ore.          

10:54 a.m. Mt. View Cemetery, Oregon City, Ore.          

10:57 a.m. Calvary Cemetery, Mount Angel, Ore.  

11:00 a.m. World War II Memorial, Salem, Ore.                 

11:01 a.m. Restlawn Memory Garden & Funeral Home, Salem, Ore.                     

11:03 a.m. Timber Linn Memorial Park, Albany, Ore. 

11:05 a.m. Corvalis, Ore.

11:15 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, Beaverton, Ore.

11:16 a.m. Fir Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Ore.

11:17 a.m. Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Ore.

11:17 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, North Plains, Ore.

11:21 a.m. Vancouver National Historic Reserve, Vancouver, Wash.

11:38 a.m. Depoe Bay, Ore.

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be canceled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies.


Aerial b-roll: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/752272/142nd-wing-f-15-flight-gopro-footage

About the 142nd Wing:

The Portland Air National Guard Base employs 1,500 Airmen who provide an economic impact of nearly $500 million to the region. The 142nd Wing defends our homeland with F-15 Eagle fighter jets, guarding the Pacific Northwest skies from northern California to the Canadian border through their Aerospace Control Alert mission as part of Air Combat Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Their mission is to provide unequaled, mission-ready units to sustain combat aerospace superiority and peacetime tasking any time, any place in service to our nation, state and community.

Photo Caption:

Oregon Air National Guard F-15C Eagles, assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing prepare for an afternoon training mission as part of dissimilar aircraft combat training (DACT) on Aug. 13, 2019, at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. The Oregon Airmen are training with U.S. Navy F-18F Super Hornet from VFA-41 squadron, based out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif., during two-weeks of DACT exercises. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs)

Attached Media Files: 190813-Z-CH590-0055.JPG
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