Oregon Air National Guard Salutes Frontline Workers Friday | Catch Flyovers in Portland Area From 8:50-9:30a
Oregon Air National Guard is planning to salute frontline workers Friday with flyovers all across the state.
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Scheduled Oregon Flyovers
May 8, 2020
More info: 142fw.ang.af.mil
The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to fly multiple F-15 Eagle flyovers over hospitals and other locations throughout Oregon during the month of May in order to salute Oregonians on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic and lift morale during a time of severe health and economic impacts.
The tribute is scheduled to be conducted by Oregon’s 173rd Fighter Wing, based in Klamath Falls and the 142nd Wing, based in Portland.
“This is a joint effort to demonstrate support and give thanks to healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 response; the goal is to unite all Oregonians during this time,” said Stephen Bomar, Director of Public Affairs for the Oregon Military Department. “This effort also demonstrates the full capabilities of our Oregon National Guard Citizen Soldiers and Airmen. Whether on the ground delivering needed Personal Protective Equipment throughout Oregon or in the skies protecting the Pacific Northwest, the Guard is in this together with Oregonians.”
Anyone living in and around these hospitals should see and hear the jets. People are encouraged to view the flights from the safety of their own homes and practice physical distancing.
The flyovers are scheduled for the following locations at the approximate designated times Friday, May 8.
- 8:50 a.m. Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center, Vancouver, Wash.
- 9:11 a.m. Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Gresham, Ore.
- 9:12 a.m. Vibra Specialty Hospital of Portland, Portland, Ore.
- 9:12 a.m. Adventist Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
- 9:13 a.m. Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center, Clackamas, Ore.
- 9:13 a.m. Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, Oregon City, Ore.
- 9:15 a.m. Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, Ore.
- 9:15 a.m. OHSU Towers (Over Willamette River), Portland, Ore.
- 9:16 a.m. Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
- 9:16 a.m. Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
- 9:17 a.m. Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
- 9:17 a.m. OHSU Hospital, Portland, Ore.
- 9:17 a.m. Shriners Hospitals for Children, Portland, Ore.
- 9:17 a.m. VA Portland Healthcare System, Portland, Ore.
- 9:18 a.m. Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Tualatin, Ore.
- 9:19 a.m. Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
- 9:20 a.m. Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center, Hillsboro, Ore.
- 9:21 a.m. Tuality Community Hospital, Hillsboro, Ore.
“We are honored to pay tribute to everyone who has served on the frontlines during this pandemic,” said Brig. General Donna Prigmore, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard.
“This is a small way of showing our gratitude for the big sacrifices that our healthcare workers, emergency responders, and so many others have made. We thank all of you.”