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  • 176th Operations Group named outstanding unit of the year

    The 176th Operations Group of the Alaska Air National Guard won the 2010 Outstanding Air National Guard Unit of the Year on Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C., at the Air Force Association's (AFA) annual convention.The award is given to the ANG unit that demonstrates the most outstanding airmanship during the prior year.In 2009, the operations group:
  • Kulis firefighters honor fallen comrades

    To mark National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, the Kulis Fire Department honored their fallen brothers around the country in a solemn flag-raising ceremony here the morning of Sunday, Oct. 3.With the department gathered and standing at attention, members of the 176th Security Forces Squadron raised the flag in front of the Headquarters
  • Help fuel the fire

    Do you: * Enjoy challenging technical work?* Take pride in doing the little things right?* Like working as part of a tightly knit team?* Want to put those talents to use in a meaningful way?The 176th Wing needs people just like you to tackle one of its most important and challenging jobs: aircraft fuels technician.There's no sugarcoating it: It's a
  • 176th Wing Medical Readiness and Training Center Ribbon Cutting

    On Sept. 19, the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Medical Readiness and Training Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER). The Group has been working in their new building since early June. Along with the 211th Rescue Squadron, the Medical Group is one the first units from the
  • KSEA sponsors first-ever wing duathlon

    Nineteen Air Guard athletes turned out here Saturday, Sept. 18, for the first-ever 176th Wing Duathlon, an event combining a one-mile run, a five-mile bicycle ride, then another one-and-a-half-mile run. The intent is to make the race an annual event, said MSgt. Lolly Reid, command support staff technician for the 176th Maintenance Group, who helped
  • 176th LRS Air Transportation holds Aerial Port "Rodeo"

    Members of the 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Transportation Section staged an in-house Aerial Port Rodeo June 12.A "rodeo" tests the skills and abilities of each member within the section. This includes loading cargo and vehicles onto aircraft; ensuring the safety and security of passengers; and efficiently using available personnel and
  • King brings home crown

    Maj. Rebecca King, deputy commander of the J6 Section at Joint Force Headquarters - Alaska and the 176th Wing's former executive officer, took first place in the women's sprint race at the Chief National Guard Biathlon Championships in March at Camp Ripley, Minn.Biathlon combines Nordic freestyle skiing and rifle marksmanship. Competitors
  • Trash into Cash: Repair Enhancement Program nets big savings

    The mythical King Midas could turn trash into gold with a touch. The very real 176th Wing has its own equivalent: the Air Force Repair Enhancement Program (AFREP).Employed throughout the Air Force and reserve components, AFREP is a wing-level program that takes throw-away parts and makes them good as new. Here at Kulis, unserviceable aircraft parts
  • 176th Wing master sergeant donates marrow to unknown recipient

    "It is when you give of yourself," the poet Khalil Gibran wrote in 1923, "that you truly give." Few have lived out that sentiment as fully as Master Sgt. Duane Gonzales of the 176th Security Forces Squadron, who donated bone marrow to an unknown recipient in December.Five years ago, Gonzales learned about donating bone marrow at a Family Day event
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