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  • Alaska Air Guard Rescues two Plane Crash Victims

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing rescued two plane crash victims on Aug. 7 at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve about 300 miles west of Anchorage, near the park’s border with Canada.The National Park Service requested assistance from the Alaska Rescue

  • Alaska National Guard rescues two hikers near Cooper Landing

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing rescued two distressed hikers Nov. 29 near Cooper Landing about 60 miles south of Anchorage.Alaska Air National Guard Capt. Joshua Lester, an Alaska Rescue Coordination Center controller and a pilot in the

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues four distressed hikers

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska Air National Guard rescued four distressed hikers from Crow Pass Trail, which runs between Girdwood and the Eagle River Nature Center, July 20. The hikers had reached approximately the halfway point and were substantially low on food. They didn’t

  • The definition of Guard Family

    What was supposed to be a joyous time in the life of Airman Basic Corey Clendenin, who was celebrating with his new bride, Tierni, on the island of St. Maarten, turned into a life and death situation and rattled the members of the 130th Airlift Wing to the core when Hurricane Irma struck.