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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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Air Defense Squadron gets new commander

Passing the reigns, 176th Maintenance Group gets new commander

Alaska Air Guard HR advisor retires

Gettys assumes command of the 176th Wing

Deployed UAA grads hold ceremony of own

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

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