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  • Alaska Air National Guard Rescues Hypothermic Hunter

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing found and rescued a hypothermic hunter Sept. 20 at Paradise Lakes, about 25 miles northeast of Seward.The individual left the party of three other people to seek shelter and was separated from the group. The

  • Alaska Guard Rescues 10 People Across Alaska

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Rescue crews from the Alaska Air and Army National Guard navigated across 1,850 miles, saving 10 people in four civil search and rescue missions and one medical evacuation mission June 30-July 4.The first call for assistance came to the Alaska Rescue

  • Alaska Air Guard Medevacs Patient from Little Diomede

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons evacuated a critically ill patient at Little Diomede just two miles east of the Russian island of Big Diomede on April 4.The Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome requested

  • Alaska Air Guard Flies Severely Injured Child to Hospital

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen overcame severe weather conditions to fly a pediatric trauma patient to a hospital Feb. 22-23.Midafternoon Feb. 22, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received a call for assistance from Nome emergency services after severe

  • Alaska Air Guard HC-130J Combat King II Expedites Medevac

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guard HC-130J Combat King II aircrew provided refueling and weather navigation to expedite the medevac of a critical patient by HH-60G Pave Hawk Jan. 21.Fairbanks Memorial Hospital asked for help via LifeMed Alaska to the Alaska Rescue

  • North Carolina Airlift Squadron Helps Save Baby's Life

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – “Brace for landing” echoed through the cabin of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft descending into Germany Dec. 25 as members of the 156th Airlift Squadron and Brooke Army Medical Center rushed to the aid of a baby suffering a low heart rate and oxygen saturation.“We were originally

  • California Air Guard medevacs stroke victim from cruise ship

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. – A cruise ship passenger who fell ill hundreds of miles at sea is back on land after a rescue mission by the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing.The afternoon of Feb. 11, the U.S. Coast Guard alerted the wing’s command post of a patient needing

  • 124th Medical Group trains with Idaho Army Guard aviators

    BOISE, Idaho – Members from the 124th Medical Group trained with Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers on medical evacuations during their unit training assembly Feb. 4-5.The Airmen who participated in the training are part of the wing’s Critical Care Air Transport Team and were able to train with