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176th Wing Units

The men and women of the 176th Wing are led by their wing commander and vice wing commander.

Under them, the wing is organized into four groups: The 176th Maintenance Group, the 176th Medical Group, the 176th Mission Support Group and the 176th Operations Group.

The wing also includes the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, located on Elmendorf Air Force Base, and a group of Wing Staff sections that report directly to the wing commander.

WING STAFF

This unit includes the Wing Commander and Vice Commander, and an array of support sections that report directly to wing leadership:

Chaplain
Comptroller
Equal Opportunity
Exercises and Plans
Inspector General
Public Affairs
Safety
Staff Judge Advocate

176TH OPERATIONS GROUP

The 176th Operations Group comprises the units that directly execute the wing's missions: tactical airlift, strategic airlift, air control, and combat search and rescue.

144th Airlift Squadron
176th Air Defense Squadron
176th Operations Support Squadron

210th Rescue Squadron
211th Rescue Squadron
212th Rescue Squadron
249th Airlift Squadron

176TH MAINTENANCE GROUP

The wing relies on the highly trained men and women of the 176th Maintenance Group to keep our aircraft in top operating condition.

176th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
176th Maintenance Squadron
176th Maintenance Operations Flight

176TH MISSION SUPPORT GROUP

The 176th Mission Support Group encompasses a wide variety of units. Together, they provide a range of specialized services and programs in support of the wing's flying missions.

176th Civil Engineer Squadron
176th Communications Flight
176th Force Support Flight
176th Logistics Readiness Squadron
176th Security Forces Squadron

176TH MEDICAL GROUP

Health and fitness are key components of military readiness. The wing's Medical Group ensures our men and women are fit to fight. The group's sections include:

Aerospace Medicine 
Bioenvironmental Services
Dental Services 
Immunizations
Nursing Services
Optometry
Public Health

11th Rcc

Out of their high-tech facility on Elmendorf AFB, the men and women of the 11th Rescue Coordination Center monitor Alaska around the clock. They coordinate the life-saving work of not only the wing's rescue units, but also those of the Alaska State Troopers, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Park Service, among others. 

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