Rescue Deployment

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Airman 1st Class Steven Wahl, a helicopter crew chief with the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, kisses his mom, Kim, and wraps his arm around his sister, Karissa, as he prepares to leave for Afghanistan May 28, 2012. Wahl is flanked by his father, Nick, and his cousin, Tiffany Stroman. More than 180 members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing are deploying for about 120 days in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Shannon Oleson)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Shannon Oleson
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