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  • National Guard Bureau Chief visits 176th Wing

    The U.S. National Guard’s highest-ranking officer visited the 176th Wing May 7.Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, the 28th chief of the National Guard Bureau and a member of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed Alaska Air National Guard capabilities with Col. Steven deMilliano, the 176th Wing’s commander. He also met with senior wing leaders, visited the
  • Son of Alaska Air Guard colonel named Air National Guard Youth of the Year

    He is confident yet equally humble, a combination of qualities often not found in youth. Compounded with accomplishment, Brice Wilbanks, now entering his sophomore year at South Anchorage High School, made the perfect candidate to receive the 2015 Air National Guard Youth of the Year award, for which he was recognized at a ceremony here Aug. 14.His
  • Alaska Air National Guard launches unprecedented involvement in multi-national training exercise

    The Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing is playing its most extensive role ever in exercise Red Flag-Alaska, which started last Thursday and is scheduled to continue until Aug. 21.Conducted three to four times per year, Red Flag-Alaska provides U.S. and partner-nation forces a comprehensive, simulated combat training environment that includes
  • Wing members return from deployment to Djibouti

    Approximately 16 members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing returned here June 12, after a four-month deployment to the Horn of Africa in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.The Guardsmen from the 210th Rescue Squadron, 211th Rescue Squadron, 176th Operations Group and the 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron deployed in January to Camp

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