Airlifter Tanker’s Association recognizes Arctic Guardians for evacuation of Afghans
211101-Z-SV928-1004.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Kelly Willett

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Jacob Bartlemus sits in the loadmaster's seat doing a run-up check onboard a 144th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Nov. 1, 2021, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Barlemus was part of a 144th AS crew that participated in evacuating Afghan refugees during Operation Allies Refuge. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Kelly Willett/Released)


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