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July 20, 2024

173rd to Conduct Veterans Day Flyovers in Oregon

The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. will conduct Veterans 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, Nov. 11. 

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

11:15 a.m. Downtown Roseburg, Ore.

11:45 a.m. Downtown Albany, Ore.

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be canceled 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.


Monday, Nov. 11

 Telescopes will be set up at the Klamath Commons Park on Main Street to provide an opertunity to see the planet Mercury as it passes across the face of the sun. The transit will be in process as the sun rises shortly after 7 a.m. and will end about 10 a.m.

 Free breakfast for veterans and their guests from 8 to 10 a.m. in the American Legion Club at North Eighth and Pine streets.

 Parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street from Spring Street to Veterans Memorial Park.

 A ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park that will include a F-15 Flyover, “Star Spangled Banner” performed by Ipo Ross, Pledge of Allegiance led by Noko Herrera, invocation by Ben Quen, Veterans Day messages by Karen Johnson and Jeff Edwards, oldest Klamath County veteran dedication ceremony, prisoner of war/missing in action honors by Ben Quen and Duane Whitehead, rifle salute in Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marine Corps League and Disabled Ameircan Veterans Color Guard, and I’m Proud To Be an American presentation by Christopher Benjamin, and benediction by Ben Quen.

 Free lunches at noon in Veterans of Foreign Wars at 515 Klamath Ave., the American Legion Club at North Eighth and Pine streets and The Leatherneck Club at 1019 Main St.

 Join us in honoring all who served, Monday, November 11th at the Malin Country Diner Veterans Breakfast.  Breakfast will be from 7:00am-9:30am and the Malin Veterans Park Dedication will be at 9:30am.  The Malin Country Diner is located at 2126 Broadway Street, Malin, OR 97632.
This event is brought to you by the Malin Historical Society.

 A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. in Tulelake Veterans Park. Included will be the winners of the Tulelake Basin Republican Women Federated essay contest reciting their essays on “What the Flag Means To Me.”

Happy Veterans Day from BasinLife.com and Wynne Broadcasting!

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