Preparing for the Worst through Practice: Exercise Arctic Chinook 2016
Participants of exercise Arctic Chinook load equipment onto an HC-130 King aircraft from the 211th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, at the Ralph Wien Memorial Airport in Kotzebue, Alaska, Aug. 24. Arctic Chinook is a joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Northern Command sponsored exercise which focuses on multinational search and rescue readiness to respond to a mass rescue operation requirement in the Arctic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt, Edward Eagerton/released)

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