Local Troops Awaiting Orders

MERLIN, Ore. – They have their initial orders. Now for Oregon National Guard troops, all they can do is train and wait. Since receiving word that they need to train for a possible mission to Afghanistan in 2014, local troops said the only thing that will change is an increased amount of training. They said … Continue reading »

Oregon Troops Prepare For Mission

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon National Guard troops may soon be getting the call to return to the Middle East. Guard members have been given a “notification of sourcing,” which means they need to start preparing for possible security missions in Afghanistan in 2014. An Oregon Army National Guard spokesman said it does not necessarily mean … Continue reading »