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More than 1,400 highly trained citizen-airmen, helping our fellow Alaskans at home and supporting our nation abroad. The 176th Wing is based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, with an additional detachment at Eielson Air Force Base.



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The 176th Wing is one of the largest and most active wings in the entire Air National Guard.

Our missions include:
  • Combat Search and Rescue
  • Tactical Airlift
  • Strategic Airlift
  • Air Control
  • Rescue Coordination
And those are just our operational missions! Supporting them are all the highly trained men and women -- pilots, navigators, mechanics, engineers, electricians, administrative support personnel, network programmers, air controllers, medical technicians, chaplains, photojournalists, firefighters and many, many others -- who make it all possible.

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Deployed UAA grads hold ceremony of own

Alaska Air Guard mass briefs aim to assist NGB save 2.1 million man-hours

Slaten takes command of 176th Operations Group

Fitzgerald takes command of 249th Airlift Squadron

176th Wing gets approval from inspectors

176th Wing Pararescueman awarded Silver Star Medal

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First combined Total Force Basic Officer Training graduation at the Academy of Military Science and Dining Out at Maxwell Air Force Base

Officer Training School graduates first total force class

General Grass hosts Air Guard town hall

Short-term instructors encourage students, climb mountain

142nd sign up with Klamath Community College

Safeguarding your digital footprint

Kentucky Air Guard unit establishes cargo hub in Senegal for Ebola response  1

Training the trainers

Hawaii Air National Guard Tankers Return from Deployment

UPDATE: Names released of Airman killed, others missing following incident in Okinawa


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