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176th Wing hosts Air Force ROTC tour

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Tristan Maxwell, a loadmaster with 144th Airlift Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The C-17 is the Air Force’s most versatile airlift platform, supporting both tactical and strategic airlift. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets tour a 144th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III April 19, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The C-17 is the Air Force’s most versatile airlift platform, supporting both tactical and strategic airlift. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets tour a 211th Rescue Squadron HC-130J Combat King II April 19, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 is a dedicated rescue platform capable of conducting air-to-air refueling of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Stephen Ludwig, a pilot with 211th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HC-130J Combat King II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 is a dedicated rescue platform capable of conducting air-to-air refueling of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Stephen Ludwig, a pilot with 211th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HC-130J Combat King II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 is a dedicated rescue platform capable of conducting air-to-air refueling of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Brett Brandemuhl, a loadmaster with 211th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HC-130J Combat King II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 is a dedicated rescue platform capable of conducting air-to-air refueling of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Brett Brandemuhl, a loadmaster with 211th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HC-130J Combat King II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 is a dedicated rescue platform capable of conducting air-to-air refueling of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Duncan Harris, a special missions aviator with 210th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HH-60 is the U.S. military’s sole dedicated combat search and rescue platform. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.

University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets get hands-on with a 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk April 19, 2019, during a tour at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HH-60 is the U.S. military’s sole dedicated combat search and rescue platform. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

UAA Air Force ROTC cadets tour 176th Wing.
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Alaska Air National Guard 1st Lt. Timothy Lezama, a pilot with 210th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HH-60 is the U.S. military’s sole dedicated combat search and rescue platform. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Niul Manske, a combat rescue officer with 212th Rescue Squadron, talks to University of Alaska Anchorage Air Force ROTC cadets April 19, 2019, about search and rescue at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The cadets toured Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Regular Air Force units and familiarized with rescue, airlift, fighter and airborne air control units. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska --

Alaska Air National Guardsmen of 176th Wing hosted Air Force ROTC cadets from the University of Alaska Anchorage April 19, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

The cadets also visited Regular Air Force Airmen of 3rd Wing and 673d Air Base Wing as well as Air Force Reservists of 477th Fighter Group.

Cadets toured C-17 Globemaster III, HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft of 144th Airlift Squadron, 211th Rescue Squadron and 210th Rescue Squadron respectively. They also visited with combat rescue officers and pararescuemen of 212th Rescue Squadron.

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