Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, Adjutant General, Oregon, shakes hands with one of the graduating cadets from class 2011-12 of the Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge Program during the class’ graduation ceremony in Redmond, Ore., Dec. 14. The primary mission of the OYCP is to intervene in, and reclaim the lives of 16-18 year old at-risk youth. Program graduates receive instruction in values, self-discipline, education, and life skills necessary to succeed as productive citizens, in addition to earning a G.E.D. (Photo by Sgt. Zach Holden, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment).