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AZUWUR Newsletter Photos - 1975
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January 1975, Vol. 2, No 1 - Oregon Volunteers.

Oregonians Inaugurated a new governor this month, and the Oregon National Guard was on hand to help record the event for history. Bob Straub officially took over from Tom McCall on Jan 13 in festivities at the state capitol. The Guard provided a color guard for the ceremony.

February 1975, Vol. 2, No 2 - Guard promotes Minuteman month.

Salem - Gov. Bob Straub has proclaimed March as "Minuteman Month" to focus attention on the achievements of the Oregon National Guard.

March 1975, Vol. 2, No 3 - Canadians confer with Major Loren Franke.

"Prairie Fire" is the name given to a joint U.S.-Canadian field exercise planned June 1-15 in Alberta, Canada. Eighty members of the 104th Military Information Company will provide Aerial surveillance for both sides in the exercise.

March 1975, Vol. 2, No 3 - Portland Mayor Neil Goldschmidt Signs his name to an enlistment contract.

Assisting the mayor are (l-r) Allison Shaugnessy, Marilyn Hollingworth, MG Richard Miller, Clars Hubbard and Saundra Alexander.

July 1975, Vol. 2, No 7 - Nearly 5,000 attend open house.

Portland - About 5,000 people turned out for the Air Guard's "open house" June 8 at the Portland Air Base.

August 1975, Vol. 2, No 8 - 162d tries new test.

Camp Rilea - Operation Readiness Evaluation (ORE), is a program developed by Fort Lewis Readiness Group. It was administered to troops of 1st Battalion, 162nd Infantry, during their two weeks of annual training.

September 1975, Vol. 2, No 9 - Spectacular view of Mt. Jefferson.

Pilot Gale Goyins and co-pilot Curt Degner get a spectacular view of Mt Jefferson Wednesday afternoon, Aug 14, but they flew a search and rescue mission in vain.

October 1975, Vol. 2, No 10 - Woodburn tankers fire at Yakima.

Yakima, Wash. - Tankers from Troop E, 82nd Cavalry, Oregon Army National Guard, Woodburn, flew here in September for required training in M-60 tanks.

November 1975, Vol. 2, No 11 - Junk cars an endangered species.

Thanks to Oregon National Guardsmen in the Ashland-Medford area, junk cars are becoming an endangered species in Jackson County.

December 1975, Vol. 2, No 12 - Albany, Oregon Veterans Day Parade.

Oregon Air and National Guard units around the state participated with other branches of the armed services honoring Veteran's' Day November 11.


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