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  • Airmen Train for Space Operations During Vulcan Guard

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - The Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing hosted an iteration of the Vulcan Guard space exercise Aug. 10-11, bringing together U.S. Space Command, the Brazilian military and all seven National Guard states conducting space operations.Vulcan Guard is a series of space-focused

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues two overdue rafters near Trapper Creek

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- Alaska Air National Guardsmen of 176th Wing rescued two individuals reported overdue from a rafting trip near Trapper Creek July 24.A father of one of the rafters contacted the Alaska State Troopers who requested assistance from the Alaska Rescue Coordination

  • Alaska Air National Guard Rescues Five in Three Incidents

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing rescued five people involved in three incidents from July 13-16 in Southcentral Alaska.All of the incidents happened close enough to JBER to allow 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawks to fly unrefueled to

  • 168th Wing, Allies Mark Air Refueling Anniversary During Exercise

    EIELSON AFB, Alaska - The 168th Wing from Eielson Air Force Base trained with U.S. Air Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Japan Self-Defense Force service members to enhance readiness in simulated combat environments in June.During Red Flag-Alaska 23-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored annual

  • Air Force Marks 100 years of Air Refueling with Flyovers

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - On June 27, the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command plans nationwide flyovers involving over 150 aircraft to commemorate 100 years of air refueling. Air refueling units will perform flyovers at major landmarks, population centers and state capitals in all 50 states.According to

  • Alaska Air Guardsmen Help Rescue Denali Climber

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen with the 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons helped the National Park Service rescue a fallen climber at Denali May 20.Denali National Park and Preserve Rangers located the climber, who fell from a 16,000-foot ridge on the West

  • AATC Puts Innovation to Work During Northern Edge Exercise

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Throughout Alaska’s vast expanse, innovation and readiness were put to the test during the much-anticipated Northern Edge 2023 field training exercise. From May 4 to 19, the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC) conducted field testing to