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  • 176th Wing multi-capable Airmen prepare the total force

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- Arctic Guardians of the 176th Wing redefine mission generation by teaching Agile Combat Employment techniques to total force Airmen.Short-notice taskings around the globe to austere and remote environments with limited infrastructure and resources require

  • ACEing It: Fully Mission Capable

    GULFPORT, Miss. -- “Agile Combat Employment is a method of employing our personnel in resources instead of going to one large main operating base,” said Col. Bryce Butler, exercise director. “We disperse our assets and forces throughout many different contingency locations as it confuses adversary

  • State of Alaska civilian engineers critical to 176th Wing mission success

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- At 8:29 a.m. Nov. 30, 2018, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake slammed Southcentral Alaska. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, miles from the epicenter, was hit like a coconut bashed by a sledgehammer.At the 176th Wing Headquarters building, the temblor blew the back

  • 211th Rescue Squadron deploys to Southwest Asia

    A few dozen 211th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guardsmen deployed at the end of September into the first week of October to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in support of Central Command.

  • Alaska National Guard rescues five people in three missions

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing rescued five people from three separate incidents Aug. 11 and 12 at different locations throughout Southcentral and Interior Alaska.For the first rescue mission Aug. 11, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center

  • Arctic Guardians contracting earns Mission Execution Team Award

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The 176th Mission Support Group Contracting Office earned the National Guard Bureau’s Mission Execution Contracting Team Award.Efstathia Fragogiannis, NGB executive director of acquisitions, annually recognizes the contributions of the contracting and