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Alaska Army, Air Guard team rescues overdue hikers at Crow Pass
By Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega | Aug. 9, 2022
Alaska Army National Guard’s G Company, 2nd Battalion, 211th General Support Aviation Battalion and Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron teamed up to rescue two lost hikers at Crow Pass, Aug. 9...

Arctic Guardians rescue 2 plane crash victims at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
By David Bedard | Aug. 8, 2022
Arctic Guardians rescue 2 plane crash victims at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park...

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Willie Davis, Staff Sgt. Martin Khan, and Master Sgt. Zachary Davis are contracting officers with the 176th Mission Support Group Contracting Office. Their office earned the National Guard Bureau’s Mission Execution Contracting Team Award for fiscal year 2021. (Alaska Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)
Arctic Guardians contracting earns Mission Execution Team Award
By David Bedard | Aug. 4, 2022
Arctic Guardians contracting earns Mission Execution Team Award...

A C-130 Hercules from the 144th Airlift Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, flies away from Denali, the highest point in North America, March 4, 2017. After 41 years of flying the C-130 aircraft, the 144th Airlift Squadron’s 12 C-130s were divested, with the planes either being transferred to outside units or retired from service. The unit’s last two aircraft departed Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, the following day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton/released)
70 years of 176th Wing: 144th Airlift Squadron is historic nucleus of 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard
By David Bedard | Aug. 1, 2022
144th Airlift Squadron is historic nucleus of 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard...

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska Air National Guard Col. Joshua Armstrong takes command of the 176th Operations Group, accepting the unit guidon from Brig. Gen. Anthony Stratton, 176th Wing commander, during a July 14, 2022, ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The 176th OG carries out the missions of strategic airlift, tactical airlift, air defense, and combat search and rescue. (Alaska Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Robles)
Armstrong Succeeds Calabro as 176th Operations Group commander
By Staff Sgt. Daniel Robles | July 20, 2022
Armstrong Succeeds Calabro as 176th Operations Group commander...

Alaska Air National Guard rescues 2 in airplane crash near Lake Louise
By Maj. Chelsea Aspelund | July 18, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard rescues 2 in airplane crash near Lake Louise...
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Alaska National Guard Domestic Operations
Alaska National Guard Public Affairs
Aug. 9, 2022 | 0:51
As part of the National Guard Bureau's Monthly Focus, the Alaska National Guard highlights its domestic operations throughout the state of Alaska.

"We are always prepared to respond to and assist in the recovery from domestic disasters and emergencies; we serve and support Alaska's veterans; educate Alaska's teens in disciplined, structured environments; and cultivate ethically driven members into strong, capable and innovative leaders."
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