Soldiers from 1-168 Aviation Oregon National Guard gathered on October 3, 2015, at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Pendleton, Oregon, for their deployment ceremony. Oregon’s Secretary of State, Jeanne Atkins, and Brig. Gen. Michael Stencel, Adjutant General, were both present and spoke at the ceremony. The unit will be deployed to Kuwait where they will transport soldiers and equipment throughout the region using CH-47 Chinook helicopters. Check out the video of the ceremony here.