National Guard Packs Up

GLENDALE, Ore.– After 19 days, the National Guard packed up and left their camp at the Douglas Complex fire. “We have plenty of room, we have 160 acres so it worked out fine,” said Glendale resident Jerry Cuff. Dozens of National Guards members, vehicles and several helicopters called Cuff’s ranch home for nearly three weeks. … Continue reading »

New Leader for Oregon National Guard

OREGON — Oregon is getting a new leader for the state’s National Guard. Governor John Kitzhaber announced yesterday Brigadier General Daniel Hokanson will be the next Adjutant General. Hokanson served in Iraq and Afghanistan before joining the Oregon National Guard. Hokanson has commanded nearly 100 air-rescue and firefighting missions throughout the Pacific Northwest and is … Continue reading »