The 176th Wing is an elite force composed of more than 1,500 well-trained professional Airmen who integrate seamlessly into all Department of Defense, Active Component, Air Reserve Command, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities operations.

We conduct missions of Combat Search and Rescue, and Agile Combat Support for Air Expeditionary Force tasking, and Strategic Airlift, Homeland Defense, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities.

Our members are highly skilled, motivated, and innovative leaders. We are physically and mentally fit combat Airmen living the Air Force Core Values and employ cutting edge strategy and tactics, techniques, and procedures.

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.

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