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  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues 6 plane crash victims

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guard rescue personnel of the 176th Wing rescued six plane crash victims June 10 near Port Alsworth, about 160 miles southwest of Anchorage.The DHC-2 Beaver aircraft crashed in a heavily wooded area of the Lake Clark National Park and

  • Alaska Air Guard Rescue Triad Conducts Water Rescue Training

    WHITTIER, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen from the 176th Wing’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons conducted water rescue operations training in the Prince William Sound near Whittier May 14-16.The training included search and rescue, low- and high-altitude parachute drops, emergency

  • Alaska Air Guard’s 168th Wing Refuels Red Flag Exercise

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Red Flag-Alaska 24-1, a Pacific Air Forces-led exercise, ramped up operations at Eielson Air Force Base, enabling Italian Air Forces and the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures April 18 to May 3. Approximately 2,000 service

  • Alaska Air National Guard officer shares story with Service High JROTC

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- A 176th Wing personnel officer visited Robert Service High School Navy Junior ROTC cadets April 15 at the school’s Anchorage campus to share her story of military service.Alaska Air National Guard 1st Lt. Laurel Foster, 176th Force Support Squadron Force

  • 168th Wing Enables Fighter Support over Pacific for Agile Reaper

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Airmen from the 168th Wing supported the Agile Reaper exercise, providing combat refueling to 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing F-22 Raptors and airlift for cargo and passenger assets traveling from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to Guam and locations across the

  • Alaska Air National Guard Helps 3 Alaskans During 2 Missions

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen evacuated a mother and premature baby and rescued an injured snowmachiner in two missions at remote locations across Alaska April 4-5. The first mission began April 4 when Norton Sound Regional Hospital officials in Nome asked

  • Alaska Guard Maintenance Airmen Train on Security Tactics

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Airmen with the 168th Wing refined tactics for possible future conflicts during a shoot, move and communicate course at Eielson Air Force Base March 11-15. The 168th Maintenance Group Airmen were trained as multi-capable Airmen with the 168th Security Forces Squadron

  • 176th Wing hosts tour for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- The 176th Wing hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska leadership during a March 13 wing tour at the wing’s JBER campus.Alaska Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Anthony Stratton, 176th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Arnzen, 176th Maintenance Group

  • Alaska Air National Guardsman volunteers as JROTC drill judge

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- Surrounding the pageantry of high school Junior ROTC drill movements was a small swarm of service members carrying clipboards, furiously scribbling their judge’s observations or any deficiency gigs in performance of the floor routine.At the beginning of each