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AZUWUR Newsletter Photos - 1977
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January 1977, Vol. 4, No 1 - Oregon champions at William Tell '76.

Portland's "Eager Beavers" of the Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Interceptor Group emerged the winners in the F-101 category of the U.S. Air Forces William Tell competition held at Tyndall AFB, Florida.

February 1977, Vol. 4, No 2 - TSGT Jay Baker and MSGT Hershal Van Fleet load Easter Seals cube.

The 1977 Easter Seal Society campaign begins 1 March through 10 April with Guardsmen assisting in 12 Oregon communities. Twenty-nine plastic cubes, known as "Bury the Crutch" containers, have been distributed by Guardsmen to different communities for placement in shopping centers and business.

March 1977, Vol. 4, No 3 - Members of the 244th Combat Communications Squadron & flight set up radar station.

The 244th Combat Communications Squadron & Flight of the Oregon Air Guard, along with more than 14,000 soldiers, airmen, sailors and marines invaded Central Alaska in January for Jack Frost 77, a Joint Readiness Exercise.

April 1977, Vol. 4, No 4 - Brigade trucks move out during Project Second Wind.

Hundreds of Oregon National Guard vehicles and personnel traveled nearly 30,000 miles one February weekend to aid low-income families through the seventh annual Project Second Wind.

May 1977, Vol. 4, No 5 - Hats fly as OMA graduation announced.

With the completion of ceremonies in Salem on March 26th, the Oregon Military Academy presented their 20th consecutive class. The class was comprised of 41 cadets, 34 of whom are members of the Oregon National Guard, with the remainder being Army reserve personnel. There were three women officers in the class .

June 1977, Vol. 4, No 6 - Maj. James Newton speaks from convention floor.

Seaside - The Oregon National Guard Assn. held its 50th annual convention during April.

July 1977, Vol. 4, No 7 - Crowds gather at Portland Air Base during open house June 11-12.

Portland's Air National Guard air base assumed a carnival atmosphere, Sunday June 12, when more than 35,000 spectators gathered to view the Air Guard and 218th Field Artillery Battalion's open house display.

August 1977, Vol. 4, No 8 - Guardsman readies 81 mm mortar.

CAMP ROBERTS, Calif. - Oregon "roundout" Guard units trained for the first time during June with the active Army 7th Infantry Division here. The 41st Infantry Brigade was designated as a "roundout" unit for the 7th Division during August 1976.

September 1977, Vol. 4, No 9 - Aboard USS Tulare, Oregon Guard troops from 1st Battalion, 162d Infantry climb down nets into landing craft in Pacific

ASTORIA - Army Guardsmen invaded Oregon's shoreline August 14, but not in the grand manner originally planned. The 1st Battalion 162d Infantry troops were taking part here in a joint Army-Navy training venture, Exercise EBBTIDE I .

October 1977, Vol. 4, No 10 - Members of the 2d Battalion, 162d Infantry.

Members of the 2d Battalion, 162d Infantry, from Eugene enjoyed their participation in the Astoria Regatta parade, Aug 27. The troops in full battle dress were well received along the route.

November 1977, Vol. 4, No 11 - SSgt. Clifford Conser.

SSgt Clifford Conser, 1042d Military Intelligence Company, receives Valley Forge Cross from Maj. Gen. Richard A. Miller for participation in rescue from Mt. Jefferson

December 1977, Vol. 4, No 12 - Cub scout flag bearer takes protective stance as Guard cannons roar.

ALBANY - As a visiting Canadian led the way, this town again proved during November why it is known for the biggest Veteran's Day celebration in the state.

 


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