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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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176th Wing gets approval from inspectors

176th Wing Pararescueman awarded Silver Star Medal

176 Wing mission support and medical personnel conduct integrated training

1,500+ Airmen and Soldiers conduct mass airfield seizure exercise in Alaska

176 Medical Group chief retires

Alaska Air Guardsmen wrap up work in Australia: Thirty-four citizen-Airmen return from building a radar facility in remote Western Australia

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