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AZUWUR Newsletter Photos - 1976
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January 1976, Vol. 3, No 1 - Guard medics assist Corvallis move.

Oregon Army Guardsmen assisted Dec. 7 in moving about 80 patients to the newly completed Good Samaritan Hospital. Company B (Medical), 14st Support Battalion supplied 51 men and women. Traffic control was provided by Company C, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry. Communications support was provide by the 419th Signal Platoon.

January 1976, Vol. 3, No 1 - A tow in the snow.

Troopers from Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, two a sled loaded with arctic weather gear. The guardsmen are preparing in Oregon's high country for a cold weather operation Jan. 10-24 near Fairbanks, Alaska.

February 1976, Vol. 3, No 2 - Oregon troopers set up 81mm mortar pit.

Fairbanks, Alaska - About 145 troops from the Oregon Army National Guard participated in an arctic exercise here during January, part of a test defense of the Alaska pipeline.


March 1976, Vol. 3, No 3 - Barbara Susan Wilder takes the oath from Major General Richard Miller, adjutant general.

Portland - Mrs. Wilder has been assigned to the Army Guard recruiting team with the Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 218th Field Artillery.

April 1976, Vol. 3, No 4 - 1249th Combat Engineer Battalion.

Guardsmen have begun a three month project at Camp TA-LO-A-LI near Stayton. The project involves clearing an area for a park and removing debris from a stream for use as a swimming area .

May 1976, Vol. 3, No 5 - Cavalrymen Train.

An armored personnel carrier kicks up dust in front of the snow-clad South Sister during the "Redmond Military Road Rally".

June 1976, Vol. 3, No 6 - Oregon Air National Guard.

Two Air Guard F-101's fly over snow capped summit.

July 1976, Vol. 3, No 7 - Air Guard's open house draws more than 20,000.

The Goodyear blimp overflies Air Guard's prize-winning float.

August 1976, Vol. 3, No 8 - Armored Cavalry Squadron trains in Idaho.

Howitzer Battery crewmen swab the bore on a 155MM self-propelled Howitzer.

September 1976, Vol. 3, No 9 - Gama Goat, New Brigade vehicle.

Capable of climbing a 100- per cent grade (45 degree angle hill), the goat can wade water up to 30 inches deep and swim when the level is higher. Costing about $8,400 new in 1970, the vehicle is powered by a GMC three cylinder, 103 HP diesel engine, and can carry about 2,500 lbs.

October 1976, Vol. 3, No 10 - 41st Brigade gains new computer system.

Specialist 4 Marge Harris punches property books on IBM cards.

November 1976, Vol. 3, No 11 - 1042nd named top aviation unit.

Oregon's 1042nd Military Intelligence Company (Aerial Surveillance), Army National Guard, has been named the nation's most outstanding Army Reserve component aviation unit.

December 1976, Vol. 3, No 12 - Albany, Oregon Veterans Day Parade.

Oregon's 218th Field Artillery salutes Albany's Veteran's Day observance.


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