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  • Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue pilot near Lime Village

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guard members of the 176th Wing rescued the pilot of a crashed Cessna 170 April 7 near Lime Village about 185 miles west of Anchorage.Alaska Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Evan Budd, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues possible stroke victim

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Members of the 176th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard medically evacuated a possible stroke victim Feb. 20 at Stoney River Lodge 200 miles west of Anchorage and about 30 miles east of the village of Sleetmute. Alaska Air National Guard Lt. Col. Keenan

  • Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue injured hunter

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing rescued a hunter injured in an ATV accident Oct. 7 near Metal Creek northeast of Anchorage.Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Kevin Kelly, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center deputy director, said the hunting

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues hiker at Hatcher Pass

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing rescued an injured hiker Sept. 16 at Hatcher Pass. Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Kevin Kelly, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center deputy director, said the hiker used a satellite communication device to

  • Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue hunter

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guard members of the 176th Wing rescued a hunter injured in an ATV accident Sept. 11 near Farewell Airport northwest of Anchorage.Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Kevin Kelly, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center deputy director, said the

  • Alaska National Guard Airmen rescue hunter at national park

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guard members of the 176th Wing rescued a hunter in distress Aug. 30 at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.Alaska Air National Guard Capt. Daniel Dickman, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center controller, said the hunter used a

  • Alaska Air Guard rescues 2 hikers at Mount Watchman

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing rescued two hikers Aug. 5 at Mount Watchman near Eklutna Lake north of Anchorage.Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Katelyn Magnuson, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center (AKRCC) controller, said one hiker

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues injured hiker at Hatcher Pass

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF RICHARDSON, Alaska – Responding to a rescue request from Alaska State Troopers for a hoist-capable helicopter, the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing rescued an injured hiker at Hatcher Pass July 14. Six pararescuemen from the 212th Rescue Squadron boarded an HH-60G Pave

  • Alaska National Guard rescues injured hiker on Esther Island

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing rescued an injured hiker on Esther Island about 70 miles east of Anchorage May 16.A little after midnight, three pararescuemen from the 212th Rescue Squadron boarded an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 210th Rescue