A MOBILIZATION CEREMONY WILL BE TAKING PLACE TOMORROW FOR TASK FORCE JUNGLEER. THE TASK FORCE FROM THE OREGON NATIONAL GUARD CONSISTS OF ABOUT 400 SOLDIERS FROM THE GUARD’S 41ST BRIGADE. THE CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE OREGON CONVENTION CENTER, EXHIBIT HALL A IN PORTLAND AROUND 2PM. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND AS THE TASK FORCE PREPARES FOR DEPLOYMENT TO KOSOVO.

Sgt. Alfonso Echeverria and Sgt. Shawn Zumwalt stands in front of a Crowd Control formation of Soldiers from D Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Camp Rilea, Oregon, January 7, 2020. The crowd control training is to prepare the Soldiers for their deployment to the country of Kosovo as part of the NATO-led mission Kosovo Force (KFOR). (U.S. National Guard Photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

Spc. Chayton Hawk and Spc. Joseph Viramontes from D Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team performs individual baton techniques during crowd control training in Camp Rilea, Oregon, January 7, 2020. The training was presented by Air Force National Guard, 142 Fighter Wing Security Forces, to prepare the soldiers for a deployment to Kosovo. (U.S. National Guard Photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs

Master Sgt. Devin Boise an instructor from 142 Fighter Wing Security Forces, gives a block of instruction on Crowd Control, Civil Unrest Training to D Company, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Camp Rilea, Oregon, January 7, 2020. The training is to prepare the soldiers for their deployment to Kosovo as part of the NATO-led mission Kosovo Force (KFOR). (U.S. National Guard Photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)