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Photos: Armed Forces Day Commemoration Honors Military Families


Gov. Kate Brown, along with other top legislators and representatives in Oregon, thanked all military servicemen in a public ceremony in front of the Capitol building in Salem on Thursday.

The Oregon National Guard honored all military members during their annual Armed Forces Day commemoration at the Capitol mall in Salem on Thursday.

The ceremony was kicked off by a performance from the Oregon Army National Guard’s 234th Army Band and a Howitzer salute by the “Governor’s Own” Bravo Battery, 2-218th Field Artillery Battalion. Following was a flyover by the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Fighter Wing.

Those in attendance were able to look at various pieces of military equipment that was on display outside of the Capitol building.

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