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Memorial Day Event Schedule for the Klamath Basin

Enjoy the parade downtown and all the events. Watch for the Kingsley 173rd military jet flyover at 11AM today.

* 6:00 AM: Sunrise Service at Klamath Memorial Cemetery, 2680 Memorial Drive.

* 8:00 AM-10AM: Free breakfast for Veterans and guest at American Legion Post 8, featuring Eggs , Pancakes and Ham.

*10 AM: Parade, Main and Spring Streets to Veterans Park featuring Colonel Jeff Edwards, 173 rd Fighter Wing, Kinsley Field, Oregon as Grand Marshal.

*11:00 AM: Ceremony at Veterans Park with F-15 Fly Over. Master of Ceremony: Karen Johnson, Colonel, US Army, Retired & Commander of VFW Post 1383. Colonel Jeff Edwards, Guest Speaker

*12:00 PM: Open House with free Lunch at:
Spaghetti with meatsauce at VFW Post 1383, 515 Klamath Ave.

Chili will be served at American Legion Post 8, 8th and Pine Streets.

Spaghetti Feed: Marine Corps League, 1019 Main Street.

…Memorial Day, a day to remember all those who served and those who have gone before us. May we always remember them and our families. We hope you can be with or reach out to family members today. God bless America. 

173rd FW to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Oregon

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. will conduct Memorial Day flyovers for ceremonies at locations throughout Oregon.

F-15 Eagle fighter jets are scheduled to conduct flyovers at the following community locations at, or around, the designated times on Monday, May 27. 

11:00 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, Klamath Falls, Ore.

11:15 a.m. Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Ore.

11:30 a.m. Roseburg National Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.

11:45 a.m. Memory Gardens, Medford, Ore.

11:53 a.m. Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Ore.

12:00 p.m. Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Ore.

12:15 p.m. Riverside Park, Grants Pass, Ore.

12:30 p.m. Brookings Harbor Port, Brookings, Ore.

12:40 p.m. Curry County Veterans Memorial, Gold Beach, Ore.

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be cancelled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies.

The Oregon Air National Guard has been an integral part of the nation’s air defense since 1941.  The 173rd FW is home to the sole F-15C pilot training facility for the United States Air Force.

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