Arctic Guardians conduct operations on arctic sea ice
220314-Z-FC240-1002.JPG Photo By: Master Sgt. Benjamin Westveer

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- A 211th Rescue Squadron HC-130J Combat King II flies over the U.S. Navy’s Ice Camp Queenfish on the arctic ice pack March 14, 2022, during the personnel-recovery vignette of Arctic Edge. Airmen of 176th Operations Support Squadron, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons delivered the Arctic Sustainment Package to the camp. Arctic Edge 22 is a U.S. North Command exercise scheduled every two years and demonstrates U.S. and allied commitment to mutual strategic interest in the Arctic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Benjamin Westveer)


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