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176th Wing

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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.

We are always looking for highly motivated Alaskans who want to be part of something great. Join Us!


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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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How the wing is structured
Things we do
History of the 176th Wing
tabLATEST NEWS RSS feed 
Komatsu takes command of 212 RQS

176th Wing hosts multinational humanitarian exercise

Most diverse Alaska Air Guard group trains collectively

Son of Alaska Air Guard colonel named Air National Guard Youth of the Year

Alaska Air National Guard launches unprecedented involvement in multi-national training exercise

One of most complex Air Guard operations groups changes command


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