Oregon Air National Guard Commander, Brig. Gen. Steven Gregg (left), bestows the Air Force Commendation Medal on Oregon Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles L. Yriarte, during his retirement ceremony held at the Oregon Military Department in Salem, Ore., Nov. 4. Yriarte, who has been in the military for more than 40 years, served as the Assistant Adjutant General (Army), and Commander of Joint Task Force Oregon. Yriarte was born in Burns Ore., and graduated from Burns-Union High School. He plans to return to Burns, Ore. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs Office).