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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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One of most complex Air Guard operations groups changes command

Wing members return from deployment to Djibouti

176th Wing recognizes outstanding performers

Life counselor helps more than 250 in Alaska Air Guard family as contract ends

Air Defense Squadron gets new commander

Passing the reigns, 176th Maintenance Group gets new commander

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ANG's Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Sally Ford

Security Forces Get Unconventional During Tactical Training Exercise

Oklahoma ANG unit begins transition with arrival of first MC-12W aircraft

ANG's Outstanding Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Maria Quitugua

ANG Band of the Midwest perfectly tuned

SECAF praises total force effort during Utah visit

ANG's Outstanding NCO of the Year: Staff Sgt. Douglas Kechijian

Orphanage construction builds friends in Latvia

Missouri Airmen finish construction on Latvian orphanage

ANG's Outstanding Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Jonathan Smail


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