176th Wing Careers

The 176th Wing needs committed team members and leaders to help:

  • Support U.S. national security objectives
  • Protect life and property
  • Preserve peace, order
    and public safety
  • Participate in local, state and national programs
    that add value to America

You need:

  • A meaningful part-time job
  • Some of the best job training in the country
  • Real work and leadership experience
  • Money for education
  • The opportunity to travel
  • To network and make connections
  • To be part of something bigger than yourself
  • To make a difference

Let's talk!

The 176th Wing is always interested in new members. We'd love to talk with you. 

Take the questionnaire

Dimond Center Recruiting Office
800 E Diamond Boulevard, Suite 3-209B
Anchorage AK 99515
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
(907) 644-8033

Wasilla Recruiting Office
1519 E Financial Drive, Suite 210c
Wasilla AK 99654
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat by appointment
(907) 357-9320

I need to make sure I have all the right information before I make a decision. What should I do first?

Your first step is to check out some of the benefits available below. This will help you decide if the Guard is right for you.

What can I expect in basic training?

Click the link to get all of the information you need about Basic Military Training. 




Want to be a professional pilot or combat systems officer in the Alaska Air National Guard? These positions require more extensive training than most other positions. 

Undergraduate Pilot Training. Want to be an Alaska Air National Guard pilot? These professional flying positions require a high level of training. Find out more at this link.

Undergraduate Navigator Training. Want to be an Alaska Air National Guard combat systems officer? These professional flying positions require a high level of training. Find out more at this link.

Flight Training Frequently Asked Questions. Follow this link for answers to the most commonly asked questions about flight training.


Full-time job openings: In addition to its "traditional" (that is, part-time) workforce, the 176th Wing also has some full-time employees. These employees fall into two categories:

* Active Guard Reserve (AGR) employees are paid according to their rank and time in service, like members of the active-duty Air Force. Active Guard Reserve (AGR) vacancies

Technicians are federal employees, and thus are paid according to the federal civilian pay scale. A technician is similar in many ways to a federal civilian employee. The main differences are that (a) they wear the normal military uniform on the job; and (b) to be eligible for a technician position, a person must also have or take a regular "traditional" position with the Air National Guard. Technician vacancies