Airlifter Tanker’s Association recognizes Arctic Guardians for evacuation of Afghans
211101-Z-SV928-1001.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Kelly Willett

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guard crew members from left to right, Staff Sgt. Merick Ahlberg, Maj. Zach Roberts, and Staff Sgt. Jacob Bartlemus sit on the ramp of a 144th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in a hangar on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 1, 2021. The members were part of the 144th AS contingent that participated in evacuating Afghan refugees during Operation Allies Refuge. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Kelly Willett/Released)


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