Arctic Guardians work with partners during Nome, Utqiagvik site surveys
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- North Slope Borough Search and Rescue pilot Nuri Van Hattum (second from left) leads a tour of the agency’s Utqiagvik facility, Aug. 26, 2021. Arctic Guardians of 176th Wing partnered with Alaskan Command and the U.S. Air Force Reserve as well as civil authorities to conduct site surveys of Nome and Utqiagvik to gauge suitability for search and rescue operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

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