Above: Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon, greets President Barack H. Obama, at the Oregon Air National Guard Base in Portland, Ore., Oct. 20. The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing hosted the President during his short visit to Oregon. Also pictured, from right to left are; U.S. Congressman David Wu (far right), Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski, and Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office).