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  • 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
  • 176th Wing members tackle infrastructure work in Puerto Rico

    Leave it better than you found it. A group of Alaska Air National Guard members will be putting that maxim to practice here for the next two weeks as they tackle a wide range of infrastructure projects and fix-it jobs.Members of the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, the 45 deployers are all experts in a wide range of technical specialties, including
  • 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron Supports Haitian Relief with Vehicles and Supplies

    On their Annual Tour of Duty (AT) at Hickam AFB, Honolulu, Hawai'i, members of the 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard had the opportunity to take part in an Air Force-wide Haitian relief effort. While the Haitian relief was not the primary mission when the AT was scheduled, the 176th LRS members were more than eager to
  • Gambell Visit Wraps up Operation Santa Claus 2009

    It had been six years since Santa was last seen in this tiny Yupik Eskimo village in the Bering Sea. He'd been here, of course, every Christmas; making his way at midnight along the neat rows of tiny houses before vanishing at dawn. But none of the village's smaller children had ever actually seen Saint Nick until the jolly old elf himself swooped
  • Bikes to Bagram

    More than 20 disadvantaged children in Afghanistan will get new bikes this month thanks to a group of Anchorage volunteers and an assist from the Alaska Air National Guard.The bicycles, together with parts and tools, were donated by the Anchorage Community YMCA, The Bicycle Shop, Paramount Cycles, Chain Reactions, and REI, Inc. They were then

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