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176TH OPERATIONS GROUP

Posted 1/10/2012 Printable Fact Sheet

144th Airlift Squadron 
Mission
To maintain a quality, combat ready, volunteer force capable of performing tactical airlift, humanitarian aid, and disaster relief in defense of the state of Alaska and the United States of America. 

Unit Information
Name: 144th Airlift Squadron
Designator: AS

 

176th Air Control Squadron 

 

176th Operational Support Squadron 

Mission
To ensure the combat readiness of 176th Operations Group assets including 30 aircraft and more than 600 assigned personnel committed to meeting National Guard Bureau and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) taskings. Provide training, intelligence, weapons/tactics, resource management and airfield operations support to all components of the 176th Operations Group and intelligence support to all components of the 176th Wing.

The 176th Operations Support Squadron was activated as a flight on 6 December 1992 due to a USAF/ANG-wide reorganization. It is responsible for command, leadership, and oversight of aircrew operations functions, including Airfield Management, Resource Management, Current Operations, Intelligence, Weapons and Tactics, and Training: There are approximately 30 personnel assigned to the Squadron.

Unit Information
Name: 176th Operational Support Squadron
Designator: OSS

 

210th Rescue Squadron 

Mission
Man, equip and train a combat-ready unit to provide and sustain combat search and rescue (CSAR) operations in the Pacific Theater. Support in-place and deployed contingency operations for Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) directed, all-weather, long range missions. Provide 24-hour rescue alert for mainland Alaska at Kulis ANGB, and operate as a geologically separate detachment, providing rescue alert and range support at Eielson AFB. 

Unit Information
Name: 210th Rescue Squadron
Designator: RQS

 

211th Rescue Squadron 

Mission
To man, equip, and train a combat-ready unit to provide and sustain combat search and rescue operations in the Pacific Theater. Support in-place and deployed contingency operations for Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) directed all weather, long range combat missions. Perform 24 hour rescue alert for the Alaska theatre. 

Unit Information
Name: 211th Rescue Squadron
Designator: RQS

 

212th Rescue Squadron 

Mission
Man, equip and train a combat-ready force to provide and sustain Personnel Recovery operations. Supports in-place and deployed contingency operations for Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) directed, all-weather, long range missions. Performs 24-hour Alaska rescue alert at Kulis and operates a geographically separate rescue detachment, maintaining duty hour alert at Eielson Air Force Base, AK.

The 212 RQS is an integral part of DoD Personal Recovery (PR) strategy and has the distinction of being the busiest DoD Rescue Force. Our focus and training is for PR, of which Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) is a subset. In Alaska, we support the 11th AF (Eielson and Elmendorf AFB) covering the fighter flying windows. Additionally, we maintain a 24/7 posture for State Civil SAR. 

Unit Information
Name: 212th Rescue Squadron
Designator: RQS







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