Arctic Guardians of 211th Rescue Squadron recount evacuation in the face of Iranian missile strike
210205-Z-ZY202-1001.JPG Photo By: David Bedard

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Tech. Sgt. Michael Cashman, Capt. Matthew Soukup, Maj. Anthony Waliser, Capt. Ben Van Alstine and Tech. Sgt. Dustin Brown crewed a 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron HC-130J Combat King II during evacuation operations of Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, Jan. 8, 2020, under threat of an Iranian ballistic missile strike that hit the base. The crew are assigned to 211th Rescue Squadron, 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, when they are at home station. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)


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